Foreign direct investment

Govt to review FDI policy on digital media, single brand retail, manufacturing, coal mining

Government said that the changes in FDI policy will result in making India a more attractive FDI destination, leading to benefits of increased investments, employment and growth.

Aug 29, 2019, 11:13 AM IST

100% FDI in coal mining to subsidy on sugarcane export: Details of key Cabinet decisions

The decision to allow 100% FDI in coal mining and contract manufacturing, 26% FDI in digital marketing and relax sourcing norms for single-brand retailers was taken during a meeting of Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Aug 28, 2019, 22:49 PM IST

Ficci for increasing FDI cap in insurance to 74%

The body also said that there is a need to improve investor confidence about the surrounding ecosystem in the country to attract more FDI inflows.

Jun 13, 2019, 17:29 PM IST

FDI inflows record 1st decline in six years in FY19

According to the latest data of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), FDI in 2017-18 was a record USD 44.85 billion.

May 28, 2019, 17:36 PM IST

FDI during April-September 2018-19 fell 11% to $22.66 bn

The foreign fund inflows during April-September 2017-18 stood at USD 25.35 billion.

Feb 04, 2019, 13:53 PM IST

FDI grew 18% in FY18 to Rs 28.25 lakh crore: RBI data

The RBI said the data released are the provisional results of 2017-18.

Jan 29, 2019, 09:53 AM IST

FDI growth hits 5-year low in 2017-18

According to the latest data of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), FDI in 2017-18 grew by only 3 percent to USD 44.85 billion.

Jul 02, 2018, 13:40 PM IST

Cabinet clears HDFC Bank's proposal to raise Rs 24,000 crore via FDI

Currently, the FDI in the banks stands at 72.62 per cent.

Jun 13, 2018, 18:04 PM IST

FDI in India rises to $61.96 bn in 2017-18: Govt

FDI inflows stood at USD 60 billion in the previous fiscal.

Jun 08, 2018, 14:04 PM IST

Rift with US could push Pakistan deeper into China's grip: Report

Being put on the terrorism financing watchlist would lead to a drying up of foreign financing, which could push Islamabad further into China's embrace, which is already raising suspicions in Pakistan.

Mar 28, 2018, 18:29 PM IST

CPEC impact: Growing Chinese influence may be driving Western investors away from Pakistan, say reports

High-ranking Pakistani official acknowledges that there is fear among Western investors that China could be given preferential treatment.

Mar 22, 2018, 11:21 AM IST

CAIT opposes 100% FDI in single brand retail via automatic route

CAIT said the move will facilitate easy entry of MNCs in the retail trade.

Jan 10, 2018, 14:44 PM IST

India calls for new global partnership to boost economic growth

The global economic recovery is only progressing slowly and growth is weaker than expected while risks persist, Ashish Sinha, a First Secretary in India`s UN Mission, told the General Assembly committee dealing with economic and financial matters on Thursday.

Oct 06, 2017, 09:45 AM IST

Forex reserves on BoP basis jump by $11.4 billion in Q1

On nominal terms, the foreign exchange reserves increased by USD 16.6 billion during the first quarter against increase of USD 3.3 billion during the same period last year.

Sep 15, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

Indian mindset for ownership of Air India; in theory all open: Gajapathi Raju

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Thursday said the "Indian mindset" is to keep the ownership of Air India within the country but "theoretically everything is open", including allowing foreign bidders.

Aug 31, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

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.

Aug 14, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

'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

Aug 02, 2017, 18:29 PM IST

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

DIPP to hold meeting next week on new FDI approval system

This is the first meeting on FDI approvals related issues after abolition of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), a ministry official said.


Jul 07, 2017, 15:56 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