FDI in telecom: Would MSMEs benefit from Modi govt’s move to provide relief to telcos?

Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: In order to enhance domestic manufacturing, investments and export in the telecom and networking equipment, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in February this year had notified Rs 12

The rules will not apply to telecom operators, who are currently going through the liquidation process.

Indian Economy: बिना एफडीआई 5 ट्रिलियन इकोनॉमी बनना संभव नहीं, जानिए क्या है निवेशकों का रूझान

40 प्रतिशत से ज्यादा उद्योगपतियों ने कहा कि वे भारत में अतिरिक्त या पहली बार निवेश करने

FDI is important in India to become 5 trillion economy

FDI Inflow in India : भारत में विदेशी निवेशकों का निवेश बढ़ा, एफडीआई की रफ्तार में दोगुनी तेजी

केंद्र के आंकड़ों के मुताबिक चालू वित्त वर्ष की पहली तिमाही के दौरान सबसे अधिक एफडीआई

FDI limit in NPS fund managers hiked to 74%

The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) Act links the FDI ceiling in the sector to the same in the insurance sector.

The higher foreign investment limit in pension fund managers (PFMs) follows a Parliament nod in March to hike FDI limit in insurance business to 74% from 49%.

Across the Aisle: We had wings, learned to fly, writes P Chidambaram

There was a political consensus on a State-controlled economy, monopoly or dominance of the public sector, import control, fixed exchange rate, licensing, and a suspicion of markets.

Economist Montek Singh Ahluwalia with former prime minister Manmohan Singh (Image: Express Archives)

74% FDI in insurance sector: Boost in insurance distribution, jobs creation; what it means for consumers

Our country’s parliament passed the Insurance Amendment Bill 2021 to increase the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit in the insurance sector to 74% from 49%.

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Gross FDI inflows jump 38% in April, FDI in equity surges by 60%

Gross FDI inflows had risen by 10% to touch an all-time-high of $81.7 billion in FY21, although the pace of growth decelerated in the March quarter. Still, the inflows remained very encouraging last fiscal, given the devastat


Can FTAs be leveraged for FDI?

Once tariffs are eliminated, the markets of the FTA partners can be served from a single unified location. This allows some firms to grow beyond what is achievable in the national market of a single country

Similarly, core imports rose 45% year-on-year and marginally from the level witnessed in July 2019. Brent crude oil prices jumped 74% in July from a year earlier.

Govt has room for fiscal stimulus, says CII president Narendran

CII further urged for expansion in the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) balance sheet to meet the demand exigencies of the pandemic.

Demand can also be revitalised through a time bound tax concession of interest rate subvention for home buyers, a LTC cash voucher scheme as done last year and extending the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana till 31 March 2022, he said.

April-January data: Gross FDI inflows hits record $72 billion

Gross foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in India rose 15% year-on-year in the first ten months of this fiscal to a record $72.12 billion.

FDI inflow

E-tail’s doing well, wrap it in red-tape!

The draft e-commerce guidelines make little sense & will end up giving bureaucrats more control over the sector

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman introduces Bill to facilitate hike in insurance FDI

Separately, responding to a question in the Lok Sabha, the minister said the government has no plan yet to launch diaspora bonds, scotching speculations in some quarters that such securities could be introduced as a special w

The Insurance Amendment Bill, 2021, was cleared by the Cabinet last week and is in sync with a proposal in the Budget for FY22.

अप्रैल-दिसंबर 2020 में FDI 40% बढ़ा, 51.47 अरब डॉलर रहा आंकड़ा

देश में चालू वित्त वर्ष के पहले नौ महीने के दौरान FDI का आंकड़ा 40 फीसदी बढ़कर 51.47 अरब डॉलर प

FDI increases 40 percent in april to december 2020 says government

India has received USD 358.30 billion foreign direct investment in last 6 financial years: Som Parkash

Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Som Parkash informed the Lok Sabha that investment outreach activities are being carried out for enhancing international co-operation to promote FDI and improve ease of doing busine

India has received USD 358.30 billion foreign direct investment in last 6 financial years

Union Budget 2021 a booster shot for insurance industry; FDI limit hiked to 74%

Union Budget 2021: The Hon’ble Finance Minister announced an increase in the foreign investment limit for insurance companies from 49% to 74% in her budget speech on 1 February 2020.

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1600 से ज्यादा भारतीय कंपनियों में लगा है चीन का 1 अरब डॉलर, राज्यसभा में सरकार का खुलासा

यह आंकड़ा मंगलवार को राज्यसभा में एक प्रश्न के लिखित उत्तर में दिया गया.

Over 1600 Indian companies received USD 1 bln FDI from China during Apr 2016-Mar 2020: Government data, rajya sabha, parliament monsoon session

FDI into India may go into freefall in 2020; here’s what to hit foreign investment inflows

UNCTAD has warned that the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, lockdown measures, supply chain disruptions, and economic slowdown may hamper India’s ability to attract foreign investments in 2020.

FDI, foreign direct investment, FDI may steeply fall in 2020, attract foreign fundsd

FDI policy tweak may squeeze Chinese investments into MSMEs, startups

Credit and Finance for MSMEs: Considering the present scenario and aftermath of Covid-19 pandemic, availability of capital for both MSMEs and startups will be crucial for their survival.

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Govt rushes in to check takeover of Indian companies after China scoops up HDFC stake; tweaks FDI rules

The government has rushed in to amend FDI policy to monitor and check investments into Indian companies from neighbouring countries after it was revealed that China’s central bank has raised equity stake in HDFC above 1%

Global firms in India may run out of cash as FDI investors shy away; these sectors may hit worst

During the first 9 months of the last fiscal, the FDI inflows amounted to USD 36.8 billion, the highest annual FDI equity inflows in the same period in the past 16 years.

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Amazon vs CCI: FM Sitharaman says we respect court’s order to stay the probe

The Karnataka High Court had last week provided interim stay on the CCI investigation into the alleged unfair business practices by Amazon and Flipkart claimed by traders’ body CAIT and Delhi Vyapar Mahasangh.

Future Generali eyes Rs 3,000 cr biz in 3 yrs: CEO

Riding high on the economic growth, Future Generali expects gross domestic product to expand at a higher rate which will create demand for insurance products.

Government may tweak single brand retail policy for Apple, other tech giants for local sourcing

The government may give more time to overseas high-tech companies like Apple Inc to comply with the domestic sourcing norms for opening single-brand retail stores in the country.

Farmers body supports ban on FDI in tobacco sector

FAIFA also welcomed a move by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) to ban FDI in tobacco sector, which has got support from the Finance Ministry.


FDI Commerce & Industry Ministry releases annual FDI compendium 

With a view to provide a ready reckoner to foreign investors, the Commerce and Industry Ministry today came out with an updated compendium incorporating all policy changes effected over the last one year.

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