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  • Government forms panel to evaluate investment proposals from China: Report Oct 01, 2020 01:01 PM IST

    Government forms panel to evaluate investment proposals from China: Report

    As per the new policy, FDI investments into Indian companies from the neighbouring countries will require a nod from the government.

  • FDI inflow from China declines to $163.77 million in FY20: Finance Ministry Sep 14, 2020 01:30 PM IST

    FDI inflow from China declines to $163.77 million in FY20: Finance Ministry

    Giving details of the total foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow from Chinese companies in India, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur said, it was $350.22 million in 2017-18, while it declined to $229 million in the following year.

  • India's commitment to reform being taken seriously by foreign investors: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Sep 05, 2020 07:46 PM IST

    India's commitment to reform being taken seriously by foreign investors: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

    "India’s commitment to reform is taken seriously by investors abroad and they take India to be a very desirable destination, otherwise we wouldn’t be seeing good amount of FDI coming even during the pandemic time when India, as many of our critics would say, had the strictest lockdown," Sitharaman said.

  • FDI in drugs & pharma sector rose to Rs 2,065cr in April-Sept FY20: Govt Feb 07, 2020 07:33 PM IST

    FDI in drugs & pharma sector rose to Rs 2,065cr in April-Sept FY20: Govt

    FDI in the sector was at Rs 6,502 crore in 2017-18, Rs 5,723 crore in 2016-17, Rs 4,975 crore in 2015-16 and Rs 9,052 crore in 2014-15, Mandaviya added.

  • Foreign Direct Investment at $34.90 bn till November of FY20: Govt Feb 04, 2020 05:50 PM IST

    Foreign Direct Investment at $34.90 bn till November of FY20: Govt

    The success of various initiatives is reflected in the increased inflow of FDI and increase in Gross Fixed Capital formation, he said, adding that several measures taken by the government will further boost FDI in all sectors.

  • Govt examining possibility of regulatory authority for e-commerce sector Nov 07, 2019 08:09 PM IST

    Govt examining possibility of regulatory authority for e-commerce sector

    Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) have pressed for formation of a regulatory authority empowered to act against companies flouting norms.

  • Government mulls 100 percent FDI in contract manufacturing Aug 21, 2019 08:00 PM IST

    Government mulls 100 percent FDI in contract manufacturing

    In order to boost a sluggish economy, the government wants to attract investment by allowing FDI in contract manufacturing.

  • FDI into India decreased to $40 bn last year from $44 bn in 2016: UN report Jun 07, 2018 01:08 PM IST

    FDI into India decreased to $40 bn last year from $44 bn in 2016: UN report

    According to the World Investment Report 2018 by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) global foreign direct investment flows fell by 23 percent in 2017, to USD 1.43 trillion from USD 1.87 trillion in 2016.

  • Mauritius negotiating economic cooperation pact with India May 26, 2017 10:57 PM IST

    Mauritius negotiating economic cooperation pact with India

    Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth today said a comprehensive economic cooperation pact with India is being negotiated that will boost bilateral trade and cross-border investments.

  • India Inc's foreign investments jumps 2-fold to $3 bn in Mar Apr 18, 2017 02:47 PM IST

    India Inc's foreign investments jumps 2-fold to $3 bn in Mar

    Indian firms had made investments of USD 1.42 billion in their overseas joint-ventures/subsidiaries in March 2016.

  • No proposal to review FDI in multi-brand retail: Govt Apr 10, 2017 02:45 PM IST

    No proposal to review FDI in multi-brand retail: Govt

    "No proposal is under consideration of the government to review the extant FDI policy on multi-brand retail," Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

  • FDI worth Rs 61,000 received in defence sector post revision Mar 31, 2017 09:46 PM IST

    FDI worth Rs 61,000 received in defence sector post revision

    In a written reply, Minister of State in the Defence Ministry Subhash Bhamre said the FDI policy was last reviewed on June 24, 2016 and as per the revised policy, foreign investment up to 49 percent is permitted under the automatic route.

  • Dabur keen on a partner to grow retail arm only after more clarity on FDI policy Mar 27, 2017 10:36 AM IST

    Dabur keen on a partner to grow retail arm only after more clarity on FDI policy

    Dabur India is willing to dilute its holding in its wholly-owned retail subsidiary H&B Stores and bring in an investor to grow the business once FDI in multi-brand retail is clarified.

  • Govt considering 100% FDI in insurance broking Mar 21, 2017 01:46 PM IST

    Govt considering 100% FDI in insurance broking

    The FDI policy, at present, allows 49 percent foreign investment in the insurance sector that encompasses insurance broking, insurance companies, third party administrators, surveyors and loss assessors as defined by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion.

  • Three cases under probe for possible violation of FEMA: Govt Mar 20, 2017 06:16 PM IST

    Three cases under probe for possible violation of FEMA: Govt

  • Three cases under probe for possible violation of FEMA: Govt Mar 20, 2017 05:40 PM IST

    Three cases under probe for possible violation of FEMA: Govt

    The government has initiated three investigation cases against e-commerce companies till February this year for possible violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), Parliament was informed today.

  • FDI policy easing in select sectors in the works Mar 02, 2017 01:18 PM IST

    FDI policy easing in select sectors in the works

    The further liberalisation in the FDI policy is aimed at providing better business environment by removing impediments, an official said.

  • EXCLUSIVE: FDI norms may be eased for multi-brand retail, commodity markets Feb 28, 2017 01:42 PM IST

    EXCLUSIVE: FDI norms may be eased for multi-brand retail, commodity markets

    As reported in Moneycontrol on Monday, the government may allow limited sale of beauty and personal care products in global giants' food retail outlets as part of plans to ease rules for multinationals to open stores in the country.

  • China to intensify campaign for FDI: New Commerce Minister Feb 28, 2017 08:36 AM IST

    China to intensify campaign for FDI: New Commerce Minister

    China will more briskly introduce foreign investment, Zhong said while addressing a meeting in Beijing.

  • RBI to frame standard procedure for FDI approvals post FIPB Feb 26, 2017 12:52 PM IST

    RBI to frame standard procedure for FDI approvals post FIPB

    The Reserve Bank is expected to formulate standard operating procedure (SOP) for approval of FDI proposals by ministries following the government decision to phase out FIPB.

  • FDI inflow zooms 18% to $46 billion in 2016: DIPP Feb 24, 2017 03:12 PM IST

    FDI inflow zooms 18% to $46 billion in 2016: DIPP

    The main sectors which attracted the highest foreign inflows include services, telecom, trading, computer hardware and software and automobile.

  • UK created maximum jobs in India via FDI: Report Feb 23, 2017 09:14 AM IST

    UK created maximum jobs in India via FDI: Report

    "Between 2000 and 2016, British FDI created 371,000 jobs 10 percent of all jobs created by FDI. The total number of people employed by British companies in India currently stands at 788,000 representing 5.3 percent, or one in twenty, of private sector jobs," according to the report.

  • Won't allow damage to national interest: Parrikar on FDI Feb 14, 2017 06:20 PM IST

    Won't allow damage to national interest: Parrikar on FDI

    With an RSS affiliate-body vehemently opposing the NDA government's policy on Foreign Direct Investment, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said there would be no damage to the national interest and each such case was being viewed rationally.

  • Budget 2017: What benefit does it bring to various stakeholders? Feb 14, 2017 02:00 PM IST

    Budget 2017: What benefit does it bring to various stakeholders?

    Developers The union budget provided a significant boost for affordable housing, by granting it an industry status and all the listed real estate stocks reacted positively. However, whether these incentives will entice the developers &#82

  • Foreign direct investment zooms 60% to $4.68 bn in Nov Feb 08, 2017 01:52 PM IST

    Foreign direct investment zooms 60% to $4.68 bn in Nov

    During the period, India received maximum FDI from Singapore, Mauritius, the UK, the US, the Netherlands and Japan, an official said.

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