Cabinet note on FDI in rail, construction sectors ready: Sharma

"Yes, we have cleared the Cabinet note on the FDI proposal in the railway and construction sectors," he said.

Will poor ranking on doing business index affects the FDI inflows?

In a scenario where P Chidambaram is working overtime to attract more FDI (foreign direct investment) inflows into the country, the recent World Bank report on ‘Doing Business’ has come as a dampener for the domestic economy

FDI rises 25% to six-month high of $2.32 bn in April

In April 2012, the country had received FDI worth USD 1.85 billion, according to data from the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP).

2012, a bad year for the FDI: Govt

Replying to questions in the Rajya Sabha, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said government had no plan to bring a FDI policy only for the manufacturing sector saying it was not sector specific.

NCR, Maharashtra got half of total FDI inflows in last 12 yrs

The National Capital Region (NCR), including parts of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana garnered USD 35.66 billion FDI during the period, which worked out to be 19 percent of the total flows.

FDI inflows slump to two-year low at $1.05 bn in Nov 2012

In November 2011, the country had attracted FDI worth USD 2.53 billion.