Articles about Foreign Direct Investment
21 Jan 2021
India's planned foreign investment policy changes could hurt Amazon
Sources informed Reuters of Indian government's plans to change foreign investment policies that could impact the e-commerce giants like Amazon and Walmart.
07 Dec 2020
New benchmark: FDI equity inflows cross $500 billion in India
In a development that shows India has emerged as a safe investment destination, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) equity inflows crossed the $500 billion benchmark, reports PTI. Between April 2000 and September 2020, the country's inflows were recorded at $500.12 billion.
20 Apr 2020
China slams India's new 'discriminatory' FDI policy; seeks revision
China on Monday said that India's new Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy is violative of international norms of free and fair trade.
18 Apr 2020
Targeting China, India revises FDI Policy to curb 'opportunistic acquisitions'
The Center on Saturday revised the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy to prevent "opportunistic acquisitions" of vulnerable, coronavirus pandemic-hit Indian companies.
23 Jul 2019
Amrapali cheated homebuyers, SC asks NBCC to finish their projects
Giving a major relief to nearly 42,000 homebuyers, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) to complete unfinished flats of the embattled real-estate group Amrapali.
05 Jul 2019
India will become $3 trillion economy in 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman
In her maiden budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India will become a $3 trillion economy in 2019 itself.
29 Jan 2019
Worried Flipkart wants six-month delay in implementing new e-commerce rules
American retail giant Walmart-owned Flipkart has written to the government that it faces "the risk of significant customer disruption" if the deadline for implementing the new e-commerce curbs, which could cause huge disruption in the space, isn't extended by six months.
16 Oct 2018
India attracted $22bn of FDI in first-half of 2018: UN
India attracted $22 billion of FDI (foreign direct investment) flows in the first half of 2018, according to a UN report.
30 May 2018
Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 business news
Today the business space remained rocked up with a lot of happenings.
02 Mar 2018
India is one of the "most open" economies: Suresh Prabhu
India is a "very open economy" and wants to have trade relations and pacts with all countries, said Union Minister Suresh Prabhu, ahead of a Regional Comprehensive Economic Cooperation (RCEP) meeting, in Singapore.
17 Jan 2018
Government may allow 100% FDI in banking: Report
After allowing 100% FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) in aviation, single-brand retail, and construction, the Centre is now considering to hike the FDI limit in the banking sector to 100%.
16 Jan 2018
India invites Israeli companies to take advantage of FDI regime
At an India-Israel business summit, PM Narendra Modi invited Israeli companies to "take advantage of the liberal FDI" in India, especially in defense.
10 Jan 2018
Center approves 100% FDI in single-brand retail under automatic route
The government has approved 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in single-brand retail and construction development without government approval and relaxed norms for other sectors, including aviation.
10 Jan 2018
Foreign airlines can invest up to 49% in Air India
Earlier, a parliamentary panel advised the government to defer Air India's (AI) privatization. They urged them to give 5yrs for AI's revival.
12 Dec 2017
Air India Privatization: Carrier to be split into 2
The government's Air India privatization plan seems to have taken shape. The Centre would split the state-run airline into two before sale.
26 May 2017
How well has the Modi government fared in 3 years?
The BJP government swept to power in 2014 projecting its PM face Modi as the embodiment of "acche din" that would soon arrive under BJP rule.
25 May 2017
FIPB comes to an end to facilitate ease of business
The Union cabinet has okayed the abolition of 25-year-old Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), whose purpose was to vet Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) proposals in India, as most of the FDI money now comes via automatic routes.
16 May 2017
"Make in India" slowly picking up momentum, yielding results
Modi's much-touted "Make in India" initiative is reportedly yielding positive results.
27 Mar 2017
Walmart to open 50 stores in India
Global retail giant Walmart is looking at increasing its footprint in India, by setting up several stores across Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.
23 Mar 2017
Has the government's 'Make in India' borne fruit?
Two years after the launch of 'Make in India', only the services sector seems to have received significant FDI whereas manufacturing, except electronics and automobiles, has been overlooked.
22 Mar 2017
Make in India: Five sectors fail to attract FDI proposals
The Parliament was informed that five sectors, including defence, ports, and coal have failed to attract any 'Foreign Direct Investments' during April-December of the current fiscal.
02 Mar 2017
FDI policy to be relaxed in select sectors
Sources said the government is considering relaxing the FDI policy in certain sectors including in single brand retail. Other sectors that may be included are defence, civil aviation, construction and development, private security agencies, real estate and news broadcasting.
19 Feb 2017
Record $46.4 in FDI inflow, in spite of global fall
FDI inflows into Indian economy increased by 18% to a record $46.4 billion (INR 3112 billion) in 2016 even though global economic growth remained weak.
23 Sep 2016
Walmart to enter food retailing as government allows 100% FDI
Walmart India is reportedly evaluating policy guidelines to enter into processed food retailing as the government has relaxed food store rules allowing 100% Foreign Direct Investment in the sector.
02 Aug 2016
RBI issues new guidelines for on-tap bank licenses
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) came up with new guidelines for on-tap bank licensing paving way for those who are interested in seeking licenses whenever required.