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FDI push for affordable housing! Residential sector gets thumbs up from foreign investors
Fri, May 17, 2019
FDI or foreign direct investment has started to come into the affordable housing sector of India, which is a welcome development from the housing for all by 2022 view.
NRI investors are new ground for FDI in Indian real estate - This city is leading the chart
Fri, May 10, 2019
UAE is leading the NRI-Indian real estate market as the Indian population in UAE has grown to 3.3 million - the largest concentration of Indians outside India.
Are shopping malls the new hot cake? Why big realtors are shifting focus and what is fuelling this realty engine
Wed, Feb 27, 2019
Due to rise in e-commerce growth, Indian mall area which is currently at 3.2 million square feet is expected to touch 10 million square feet by 2019.
India's foreign direct investment inflows fall amid pre-election uncertainty
Tue, Feb 26, 2019
"India has opened up almost all sectors for foreign investors," he said, adding that the government was investing to build infrastructure, particularly roads, ports, railways and power plants, to entice investors.
Restaurant aggregators may be summoned over new FDI norms for e-commerce
Fri, Feb 22, 2019
The government is likely to summon online restaurant aggregators like Zomato, Swiggy and Foodpanda soon to discuss provisions relating to the revised FDI guidelines on e-commerce segment, said informed sources on Friday.
FDI during April-December 2018-19 falls 7 per cent to USD 33.49 bn
Wed, Feb 20, 2019
Foreign fund inflows during April-December 2017-18 stood at USD 35.94 billion.
Setback for India, foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows fall
Wed, Feb 06, 2019
Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into India declined to $22.66 billion during April-September period of the current fiscal, according to Commerce and Industry ministry data.
Mohandas Pai backs new FDI norms for e-commerce, says it is a move in right direction
Wed, Feb 06, 2019
Addressing the same event, senior lawyer Nishith Desai wondeed if the rmove was done for the benefit of a particular set of market-players as there are always lobbies at work.
Walmart says it is committed to Indian market despite change in e-commerce FDI policy
Wed, Feb 06, 2019
Morgan Stanley, in a report titled 'Assessing Flipkart Risk to Walmart EPS' dated February 4, claimed that "an exit is likely, not completely out of the question, with the Indian e-commerce market becoming more complicated."
Amazon on New FDI rules: Evaluating changes to avoid 'unintended consequences'
Sun, Feb 03, 2019
The new rules, which came into effect from February 1, bar online marketplaces that have foreign investments from offering products of sellers in which they hold a stake and ban exclusive marketing arrangements.
Budget 2019: Snapdeal bats for new FDI policy in e-commerce from Feb 1
Wed, Jan 30, 2019
Leading e-tailer Snapdeal on Tuesday supported the implementation of revised Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy on e-commerce from February 1.
FDI in e-commerce: Amazon, Flipkart seek extension of Feb 1 deadline
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart have sought an extension of the February 1 deadline for complying with the revised FDI norms in e-commerce, stating that they need more time to understand the details of the framework.
E-commerce norms should treat domestic, foreign players alike: CUTS International
Sun, Jan 06, 2019
The new guidelines for FDI in e-commerce sector are stricter for online retail firms having overseas investments providing marketplace service, but there are no such restrictions for local companies and it is creating an uneven playing field, he said.
E-commerce rules don't allow FDI in multi-brand retail, says DIPP
Thu, Jan 03, 2019
The DIPP also said that the government continued to receive complaints that certain marketplace platforms were violating the policy by influencing the price of products and indirectly engaging in the inventory-based model.
India eyes $100-bn FDI in next two years; Plans industrial clusters for some countries: Suresh Prabhu
Thu, Dec 27, 2018
India will aim to receive USD 100 billion in foreign direct investments in the next two years and special industrial clusters are being created for countries like Japan, South Korea, China and Russia where their companies can invest and operate, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said.
Govt should consider 100% FDI in multi-brand retail trade: CII report
Wed, Dec 12, 2018
The government should consider permitting 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail trade and further improve ease of doing business for the sector to promote growth in the segment, industry body CII said in a report Tuesday.
FDI growth up 23 per cent in Apr-June quarter this fiscal
Mon, Aug 27, 2018
Key sectors that received maximum foreign investment during the first quarter of the fiscal include services (USD 2.43 billion), trading (USD 1.62 billion), telecommunications (USD 1.59 billion), computer software and hardware (USD 1.4 billion), and power (USD 969 million).
StatAttack! FDI in India from notorious source rises 1,600%
Wed, Jul 25, 2018
The Cayman Islands, one of the most notorious tax havens in the world, has flooded 1,600% more money as Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) equity into Indian market during the financial year 2017-18.
This is what is to blame for falling FDI inflows in India
Fri, Jul 13, 2018
The foreign direct investment (FDI) equity inflows in India have grown at their lowest level in the past two years despite various measures undertaken by the government, according to CARE Ratings in its latest report. It was $43.478 billion in FY17 and $44.857 billion in FY18.
FDI growth rate hits 5-year low in 2017-18
Tue, Jul 10, 2018
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India seems to be petering out with inflows growth rate recording a five year low of 3% in last fiscal