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Arun Jaitley reviews FDI policy in various sectors

Arun Jaitley reviews FDI policy in various sectors

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday held a meeting with other ministers and government officials for a review of the current Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy, informed sources said.

India one of the most open economies globally for FDI: Survey

The mid-year Survey of the economy described foreign direct investment (FDI) as an enabler of economic growth since it enhances productivity by bringing capital, skills and technology to the host country.

Forex reserves touch new life-time high of $393.448 billion

Forex reserves touch new life-time high of $393.448 billion

FCAs, a major component of the overall reserves, rose by USD 964.4 million to USD 369.723 billion, the data showed.

FDI in construction sector falls 59% to $1.9 billion

FDI in construction sector falls 59% to $1.9 billion

The real estate sector is facing demand slowdown in the last few years leading to fall in housing sales and new launches during 2016, delay in project execution and rise in debt of developers, the survey mentioned.

'Telecom sector received FDI worth over $9.79 billion from 2014-15'

'Telecom sector received FDI worth over $9.79 billion from 2014-15'

The country received foreign direct investment (FDI) of over USD 9.79 billion since 2014-15 in the telecom sector, Parliament was informed on Wednesday

Approved three proposals for FDI in food retail: Government

Approved three proposals for FDI in food retail: Government

While Amazon Retail has proposed investment of Rs 3,500 crore, Supermarket Grocery Supplies has planned Rs 105 crore.

Mauritius dislodges Singapore to emerge as top source of FDI in 2016-17

Mauritius dislodges Singapore to emerge as top source of FDI in 2016-17

Island nation Mauritius elbowed out Singapore to emerge as the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India in 2016-17.

P-note investments hit 4-month low of Rs 1.68 lakh crore in April

P-note investments hit 4-month low of Rs 1.68 lakh crore in April

Investments in domestic capital markets through participatory notes fell to a four-month low of Rs 1.68 lakh crore at the end of April amid stringent norms put in place by Sebi to curb the inflow of illicit funds.

India retains world's highest FDI recipient crown: Report

India retains world's highest FDI recipient crown: Report

India retained its numero uno position being the world's top most greenfield FDI investment destination for the second consecutive year, attracting USD 62.3 billion in 2016, says a report.

Indian market should be more deregulated, FDI friendly: ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's effort of integrating indirect taxes through the GST, even as it wants the Indian market to be more "deregulated" and FDI friendly to realise the true potential.

PMO ask departments to provide enabling framework to attract FDI

PMO ask departments to provide enabling framework to attract FDI

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has asked all the ministries and departments to modify enabling framework and regulations in tune with the liberalised FDI policy with a view to attracting more foreign investment.

Govt may soon allow 100% FDI in cash, ATM management companies

Govt may soon allow 100% FDI in cash, ATM management companies

Cash and ATM management companies will soon be allowed to attract 100 percent foreign direct investment as they are not required to comply with the Private Security Agencies (Regulation) Act (PSARA).

Walmart evaluating FDI guidelines on food retail in India: CEO

Walmart evaluating FDI guidelines on food retail in India: CEO

Walmart India is "evaluating" foreign direct investment (FDI) guidelines for the food retail space in India as the government has permitted 100 percent FDI in the sector.

No proposal to review FDI in multi-brand retail: Government

No proposal to review FDI in multi-brand retail: Government

The current foreign direct investment policy permits overseas players to hold 51 percent stake in an Indian retail company.

Uttarakhand govt aims to attract FDI

The BJP-ruled Uttarakhand government has started taking measures to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the state.

No FDI in defence, ports, coal in Apr-Dec period: Govt

As many as five sectors including defence, ports and coal have failed to attract any foreign direct investments during the April-December period of the current fiscal, Parliament was informed on Monday.

FDI in services sector up 77.6% in 9 months of FY'17

FDI in services sector up 77.6% in 9 months of FY'17

Foreign investments in the services sector increased 77.6 percent to USD 7.55 billion in the first nine months of the current fiscal, helped by government steps to improve ease of doing business.

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.

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.

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.