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FDI in India

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

Cross border mergers make India favoured FDI route: UNCTAD

Despite stagnant foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow of USD 44 billion in 2016, India will most likely remain most favoured destination due to its attractiveness among MNCs for cross-border mergers and acquisitions, a UN trade report has said.


Jun 08, 2017, 17:04 PM IST

Ease of doing business: India overtakes China as world's No. 1 developing countries for retail investment

India has surpassed China to secure the top position among 30 developing countries on ease of doing business, according to a study that cited India's rapidly expanding economy, relaxation of FDI rules and a consumption boom as the key drivers.

Jun 05, 2017, 14:50 PM IST

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.

Mar 20, 2017, 15:53 PM IST

'India knocking at rare club of fast, steady growth economies'

Indian economy is becoming more efficient through five broad themes -- fast and steady rate of growth, market reforms, expanding digital footprint, revival in rural growth and creation of modern infrastructure, says a report.


Feb 15, 2017, 15:54 PM IST

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

Winding up FIPB to make ease of doing business better: Nirmala Sitharaman

Disbanding FIPB will further improve ease of doing business and the respective regulators of the ministries concerned are "sufficient" to take care of investment proposals, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said.

Feb 06, 2017, 18:44 PM IST

Government mulls 100% FDI in single brand retail

The government is considering allowing 100 percent FDI through automatic route in single brand retail to attract a larger number of global players in the sector.

Jan 17, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

FDI up 27% at $27.82 billion in Apr-Oct this fiscal

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country grew by over 27 percent to USD 27.82 billion during April-October this fiscal.

Jan 04, 2017, 15:21 PM IST

India crosses $300 billion FDI milestone between Apri 2000-Sept 2016

India crossed the USD 300 billion foreign direct investment (FDI) milestone between April 2000 and September 2016, firmly establishing its credentials as a safe investment destination in the world.

Dec 04, 2016, 13:39 PM IST

'Investing in India good for Chinese capital'

There are many reasons why investing in India could boost the Chinese capital`s clout in the Indian economy, a Chinese specialist says.

Oct 29, 2016, 13:27 PM IST

FIPB to take up 15 foreign investment proposals on Sep 26

 FIPB will decide on 15 foreign investment proposals, including that of Idea Cellular Infrastructure Services and Sharekhan, on September 26.

Sep 18, 2016, 11:40 AM IST

Monsanto lobbies with US lawmakers on Indian regulatory issues

Facing roadblocks in India over sale of its genetically modified products, global seeds giant Monsanto is engaging in hectic lobbying with US lawmakers to seek their support for its interest in the fast-growing Indian market.

Aug 28, 2016, 14:36 PM IST

Mauritius to remain major FDI source till March 2019: Experts

Mauritius is likely to maintain its edge over Cyprus as preferred source of FDI for India as inflows from the Indian Ocean island nation will get concessional tax treatment till March 2019, say tax experts.

Aug 25, 2016, 18:13 PM IST

FDI inflows jump 53% in last two years, says FM Jaitley

India saw a record 53 percent increase in FDI in last two years as the investment climate brightened due to steps taken to foster growth, price stability and fiscal prudence which also improved the overall macroeconomic stability, government said Friday.

Jul 29, 2016, 14:01 PM IST

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

Govt to announce hybrid instruments for FDI next month

Government is likely to come out with a list of hybrid instruments next month which Indian companies will be able to issue for raising foreign direct investment (FDI).

Jun 28, 2016, 15:50 PM IST

India's relaxation of foreign investment rules credit positive: Moody's

India`s decision to relax foreign direct investment in sectors including defence, aviation, and retail is a positive development for the country`s sovereign ratings, said Moody`s Investors Service on Monday.

Jun 27, 2016, 12:17 PM IST

'India's FDI inflows may cross $60 billion this year'

India's foreign direct investment is likely to cross USD 60 billion this year on favourable policy environment even as the FDI flows globally are set to witness a decline, says a UN economist.

Jun 21, 2016, 19:46 PM IST

Modi government's big FDI reforms push: What has changed!

India on Monday announced sweeping reforms to rules on foreign direct investment (FDI), opening up its defence and civil aviation sectors to complete outside ownership. 

Jun 20, 2016, 22:15 PM IST