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FDI in India grew by 6% to $42 billion in 2019: UNCTAD
Thu, Jun 13, 2019
The report said that the FDI during 2017 was $40 billion and some of the growth was driven by mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
London top choice for Indian investors with record investments in 2018
Fri, May 03, 2019
The data analytics firm, which has an office in Mumbai and customers across India, said it will be scouting for new opportunities to explore collaborations and meet stakeholders in some of India's fast-growing fintech hubs.
Startup India: Easing of FDI opens automatic route for SMEs
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Government's recent decision to further liberalise the FDI norms for more than 21 sectors has made life easier for the startups, SMEs and MSMEs.
Cabinet to soon consider relaxing local sourcing norms for single brand retailers
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
But such firms would have to set up brick-and-mortar shops within two years of starting online sales.
Aapki Khabar Aapka Fayda: Centre tightens norms for e-tailers, curbs deep discounts
Thu, Dec 27, 2018
Deep discounts and exclusive deals on e-marketplaces like Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart will soon become history. E-tailers got a major shock on Wednesday evening after the government came up with a review of the policy on foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce sector.
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
Essar Oil-Rosneft Rs 83,000 crore deal concludes; eyes to pay Rs 4000 crore to Indian lenders
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
All-cash sale deal consists of Essar Oil's 20 million tonne refinery at Vadinar in Gujarat and 3,500 retail outlets across the country.
Bank NPAs make opportunity for asset reconstruction firms: Jaitley
Sun, Jul 30, 2017
"The opportunities presented by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) framework and the government`s emphasis on resolution represent a unique opportunity for ARCs and Private Equity (PE) firms," Jaitley said here at a meeting with leading ARCs and PE firms focussed on stressed assets.
Not connectivity but application driven, new telecom policy to focus on end users
Wed, Jul 12, 2017
A new telecom policy will be rolled out by the government which will be more application and end user focused rather than connectivity driven like the earlier policy.
Govt approves Amazon's proposal for FDI in food
Tue, Jul 11, 2017
The government has approved American e-commerce major Amazon's proposed USD 500 million investment in retailing of food products in India, an official said. The proposal was pending before the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) which has been abolished now.
India, Netherlands on same page on global issues: Modi
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
"Today the world is interdependent, inter-connected. It is natural that we will be discussing not only bilateral issues but also a slew of global issues," Modi said here in a joint statement issued with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte.
Over 50 global retailers to enter India in six months
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Over 50 new retail brands that have tied up with Franchise India may enter India in the next six months investing a total of $300-500 million.
India needs to open markets to grow at 8-10%: Arvind Subramanian
Thu, Jun 08, 2017
Batting for India to have an open economy, Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian on Thursday said any reversal of the globalisation trend must be prevented in order to have a growth rate of 8-10 per cent.
FDIs in India flat in 2016, but prospects bright: UNCTAD
Thu, Jun 08, 2017
The World Investment Report released by the UN agency in Geneva on Wednesday said that FDI rose by a paltry one % in 2016 to $44.486 billion from the $44.064 billion in 2015.
100% FDI in domestic airlines poses security risks, says FIA
Fri, May 26, 2017
Permitting foreign firms to fully own a domestic airline could have serious security implications, besides giving rise to other issues, the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) has told the government.
No local sourcing norms for Tesla cars in India, Elon Musk
Tue, May 23, 2017
Elon Musk CEO of electric car maker Tesla in a tweet blamed the FDI norms in India for the delay in its entry into the Indian market. However, the government clarified that it does not have any such regulation regarding automobile companies.
Big ticket & systemic reforms in last three years; more to follow: Nirmala Sitharaman
Sun, May 21, 2017
As the NDA government has completed its three years in May, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told a news agency on Sunday that the government has taken big ticket and systemic reforms in various sectors like taxation, FDI policy, power, aviation, among others.
GST to be best achievement of PM Narendra Modi government: Assocham
Sun, May 21, 2017
As India's prime minister Narendra Modi has completed his three years of tenure this May industry organisation Assocham has said the implementation of the GST in the next few weeks would be the biggest achievement of the prime minister.
FDI up 9% in FY17 to highest level of $43.48 billion: Govt
Fri, May 19, 2017
"The FDI equity inflow received during 2016-17 is $43.48 billion... It is the highest ever for a particular financial year," it said.
India's foreign direct investment inflow momentum may slow in 2017: HSBC
Sun, May 07, 2017
HSBC in its latest report has said that India's foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow momentum may slow down this year and exports too may not revive with "full gusto" as domestic bottlenecks remain.