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foreign direct investment

FDI inflows up 2% in FY22

FDI inflows to the tune of $83.57 billion were recorded in FY2 against $81.97 billion in FY21, a growth of 1.95 per cent

21 May 2022 11:21 AM

FTAs with UAE, UK, Oz likely this fiscal

FTA negotiations with the European Union and Bangladesh also are progressing, but may take some more time for getting finalised

30 Aug 2021 9:27 AM

AA Edit | India is out of recession, but...

While India could be better placed than the Western countries, it would be wrong to say that its economy has come out of the woods

04 Mar 2021 8:47 AM

Defence, aerospace get Rs 1,800 cr FDI in 5 years

The government had also announced two defence corridors-- in Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.

11 Feb 2020 4:17 AM

Walmart chief seeks stable business environment from Modi: Report

In January, Walmart told the US government privately that India's new rules were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties.

22 Oct 2019 3:01 PM


Flipkart ups ante against Amazon; to set up unit for food retail in India

Flipkart did not comment on the investments planned for the new venture.

15 Oct 2019 5:00 PM

DPIIT notifies FDI relaxation norms in coal mining, contract manufacturing, single-brand retail

It also notified the decision to allow 26 per cent FDI in digital media, a move over which certain industry and experts have raised issues.

18 Sep 2019 7:18 PM

Confusion continues over 26 per cent FDI digital news media

Sources stated that the companies registered in India has to go through the FDI process if their foreign investment goes beyond the prescribed limit.

16 Sep 2019 7:30 AM

Govt to look at proposal to relax local sourcing norms for FDI in single brand retail

FM Nirmala Sitharaman in her Budget speech had said that local sourcing norms will be eased for FDI in single brand retail sector.

25 Aug 2019 12:32 PM

Govt to clarify on applicability of FDI policy on digital media: Sources

The present FDI policy is silent on the fast-growing digital media segment.

18 Aug 2019 1:28 PM


Govt may permit 100 pc FDI in contract manufacturing: Sources

Commerce and industry ministry is working on a proposal that would be finalised soon and sent for Union Cabinet's approval.

11 Aug 2019 1:22 PM

No changes planned in multi-brand FDI policy: Piyush Goyal

On multi-brand retail we are very clear as of now it's a 49 pc restriction for foreign investment, Goyal said.

16 Jul 2019 7:23 PM

Budget 2019: Govt contemplating higher FDI in aviation, media, says Sitharaman

Global FDI flow slipped by 13 per cent in 2018 to USD 1.3 trillion, from 1.5 in the previous year.

05 Jul 2019 12:06 PM

Economic Survey: Govt may further ease FDI norms to bridge current account deficit

The deficit increased to USD 57.2 billion or 2.1 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018-19.

04 Jul 2019 3:02 PM

Ficci for increasing FDI cap in insurance to 74 per cent

In line with 100 pc FDI in food retail, a similar policy could be considered for multi-brand retail in products, said Ficci.

13 Jun 2019 7:02 PM


Posturing not enough, only promoting SEZs will bolster FDI inflow

The government had constituted a committee under the chairmanship of industrialist Baba Kalyani to review the SEZ policy.

01 Mar 2019 12:15 AM

Explainer: What are India's new foreign direct investment rules for e-commerce?

Existing regulations state that e-commerce firms cannot exercise ownership over the goods sold on their online marketplace.

01 Feb 2019 11:02 AM

Strong case to revisit 'restrictive' FDI retail policy: report

India received USD 1.4 billion in FDI in the retail sector between 2000 and 2018, which is only 0.36 per cent of the overall FDI inflows.

14 Jan 2019 2:46 PM

FDI in food processing touches USD 1-billion mark this year: Badal

The government has been focusing on post harvest management and logistics.

25 Sep 2018 5:00 PM

Defence industries attract a negligible USD 10,000 FDI in 2017-18

The government has put in place a liberal and transparent policy for FDI.

23 Jul 2018 5:37 PM