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  • FDI equity inflows up 112% to $20.42 billion in April-July period: Govt data Sep 22, 2021 08:54 PM IST

    FDI equity inflows up 112% to $20.42 billion in April-July period: Govt data

    Total Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow rose to $27.37 billion during the first four months of 2021-22. In the year-ago period, the same was at $16.92 billion.

  • Cabinet approves four-year moratorium on telecom company dues in a boost for Vodafone Idea Sep 15, 2021 06:57 PM IST

    Cabinet approves four-year moratorium on telecom company dues in a boost for Vodafone Idea

    The government made a raft of structural changes to offer relief to the embattled telecom industry and announced a four-year moratorium on payment of adjusted gross revenue and spectrum dues to help companies, in particular Vodafone Idea, to manage cash flows. The moratorium comes with a Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate (MCLR) + 2 percent, making it revenue-neutral for the government.

  • FDI equity inflows up 168% to $17.57 billion during April-June 2021-22 Aug 28, 2021 05:06 PM IST

    FDI equity inflows up 168% to $17.57 billion during April-June 2021-22

    Total FDI inflow rose to $22.53 billion during the first three months of 2021-22 as against $11.84 billion in the same period of the last year, it said. Total FDI comprises equity inflows, reinvested earnings and other capital.

  • DoT awaiting investors detail from Vodafone-Idea for Rs 15,000 crore FDI application Jul 22, 2021 10:59 PM IST

    DoT awaiting investors detail from Vodafone-Idea for Rs 15,000 crore FDI application

    The fund-raising will throw a lifeline to cash-strapped VIL, which has suffered massive losses, as it has been losing subscribers and average revenue per user (ARPU), and faces outstanding AGR dues of RS 50,399.63 crore as per government data.

  • India attracted highest-ever FDI inflow of $81.72 billion during FY2020-21 May 24, 2021 05:02 PM IST

    India attracted highest-ever FDI inflow of $81.72 billion during FY2020-21

    The FDI equity inflow in FY 2020-21 grew by 19 percent to $59.64 billion compared to the previous year.

  • Nirmala Sitharaman introduces Bill in Rajya Sabha to allow 74% FDI in insurance sector Mar 15, 2021 06:58 PM IST

    Nirmala Sitharaman introduces Bill in Rajya Sabha to allow 74% FDI in insurance sector

    The Union Cabinet on Wednesday had given its nod for amendments in the Insurance Amendment Bill 2021.

  • FDI rises 40% to $51.47 billion in April-December 2020-21: Govt data Mar 04, 2021 04:41 PM IST

    FDI rises 40% to $51.47 billion in April-December 2020-21: Govt data

    India has attracted 22 percent higher FDI inflow (including re-invested earnings) of $67.54 billion during the first nine months of the current fiscal as against $55.14 billion in the same period of 2019-20.

  • Government begins clearing FDI proposals from China amid easing border tensions: Report Feb 22, 2021 10:16 AM IST

    Government begins clearing FDI proposals from China amid easing border tensions: Report

    The government has set up a committee of officers from ministries of Home, External Affairs, Commerce and Industry, and NITI Aayog to look into FDI proposals from China.

  • FDI easing in defence production to attract investments: DPIIT Secretary Feb 05, 2021 04:06 PM IST

    FDI easing in defence production to attract investments: DPIIT Secretary

    Secretary in the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) Guruprasad Mohapatra said the government has proposed hiking FDI cap in the insurance sector.

  • FDI in India rose by 13% in 2020, as inflows declined in major economies due to pandemic: UN Jan 25, 2021 11:44 AM IST

    FDI in India rose by 13% in 2020, as inflows declined in major economies due to pandemic: UN

    An 'investment trends monitor' issued by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on Sunday said that global foreign direct investment (FDI) collapsed in 2020 by 42 percent to an estimated $859 billion from $1.5 trillion in 2019.

  • 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

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