FDI policy

Three key reforms have improved transparency, says Arun Jaitley

Recapitalisation will help to redress the twin balance sheet problem and revive private investment, he added.

Nov 16, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

CAIT demands action against e-comm sites "flouting FDI policy"

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) also sent a communication to Department of Industrial Promotion and Planning (DIPP) Secretary Ramesh Abhishek saying "if no action is taken by the government, the trade body may opt for approaching court of law for obtaining justice."

Oct 02, 2017, 18:55 PM IST
FDI policy rules out Air India's stake sale to foreign airline

FDI policy rules out Air India's stake sale to foreign airline

The development comes at a time when the central government has decided to divest its stake in the airline.

Aug 28, 2017, 19:10 PM IST
PM Modi holds FDI policy's review meet

PM Modi holds FDI policy's review meet

Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, among others, attended the meeting which was held at the Prime Minister`s residence.
 

Jul 14, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to review FDI policy tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to review FDI policy tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy on Friday with a view to removing bottlenecks to overseas inflows, sources said.

 

Jul 13, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Govt mulling to ease FDI in print media, construction, retail

 The government is moving ahead with further opening of print media, construction and retail sectors to foreign investments, and detailed deliberations in this regard were held in the finance ministry on Wednesday.

May 17, 2017, 18:04 PM IST

FIPB abolition in final stages: Jaitley

FIPB was initially constituted under the Prime Minister's Office in the wake of economic liberalisation in the early 1990s.

Apr 28, 2017, 13:34 PM IST

Let biscuits be in lowest slab under GST: Manufacturers

Biscuits should be put in the lowest slab under the upcoming GST regime in a bid to encourage ease of doing business and liberal FDI policy.

Apr 06, 2017, 19:34 PM IST
FDI policy easing in select sectors in the works

FDI policy easing in select sectors in the works

The government is expected to soon announce relaxations in the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy in certain sectors, including single brand retail.

Mar 02, 2017, 13:26 PM IST
RBI to frame standard procedure for FDI approvals post FIPB

RBI to frame standard procedure for FDI approvals post FIPB

The Reserve Bank is expected to formulate standard operating procedure (SOP) for approval of FDI proposals by ministries following the government decision to phase out FIPB.

Feb 26, 2017, 17:29 PM IST
Foreign direct investment zooms 60% to $4.68 billion in November

Foreign direct investment zooms 60% to $4.68 billion in November

With the government taking steps to improve ease of doing business and relax regulations, foreign direct investment into the country surged by 60 percent to USD 4.68 billion in November 2016.

Feb 08, 2017, 16:35 PM IST
'Regulatory quality will improve but not frequency, intensity': Nirmala

'Regulatory quality will improve but not frequency, intensity': Nirmala

Keen to improve business climate, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said tax and regulatory authorities are being asked not to go on an overdrive and asserted the government is not there to obstruct or create hindrances.

Sep 22, 2016, 13:48 PM IST
Govt working on reviving construction sector: PM Modi

Govt working on reviving construction sector: PM Modi

Construction sector was badly affected between 2011 and 2014 and the government is working to revive it through short-term and long-term measures, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Friday, while citing the recent CCEA decision as a step in this direction.

Sep 02, 2016, 20:37 PM IST
India receives $5.34 billion FDI in April-May

India receives $5.34 billion FDI in April-May

India received USD 5.34 billion foreign direct investment in the first two months of the current financial year, Parliament was informed Friday.

 

Jul 22, 2016, 16:22 PM IST
Finance Ministry to issue Cabinet note on listing of PSU insurers soon

Finance Ministry to issue Cabinet note on listing of PSU insurers soon

Finance Ministry is all set to issue a draft Cabinet note on listing of public sector insurance companies. This development comes in line with the announcements made in the budget.

Jul 03, 2016, 14:45 PM IST
'Incentives announced for textiles will help create jobs'

'Incentives announced for textiles will help create jobs'

The "extra push" given to the textiles industry through an incentive package will help create more jobs and push exports, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday.

Jun 23, 2016, 13:33 PM IST
FDI up 16.5% to $2.46 billion in March

FDI up 16.5% to $2.46 billion in March

 Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India increased by 16.5 percent to USD 2.46 billion in March this year.

May 27, 2016, 15:33 PM IST
India received $40.82 billion FDI till Dec in FY16

India received $40.82 billion FDI till Dec in FY16

For 2014-15, FDI inflows were USD 44.29 billion, up 23 percent as compared to the previous fiscal.

 

May 06, 2016, 17:24 PM IST
Realty sector unlikely to see FDI inflows in near term: Fitch

Realty sector unlikely to see FDI inflows in near term: Fitch

"The easing of investment norms under FDI policy for the real estate sector is more of a long term story, and is unlikely to result in any immediate increase in FDI in the near term," the ratings agency said in a statement.

Dec 01, 2015, 21:23 PM IST
DIPP notifies easing of FDI policy in several sectors

DIPP notifies easing of FDI policy in several sectors

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion on Tuesday notified the recent liberalisation of FDI policy in several sectors including defence, retail and construction development sector.

Nov 24, 2015, 14:37 PM IST