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FDI Inflows Into India’s Telecom Sector Plummets To $2.66 Billion

FDI Inflows Into India’s Telecom Sector Plummets To $2.66 Billion

Foreign direct investments in the telecom sector of the country have taken a downward hit, plunging to 2.66 billion dollars in FY 2019 as compared to the much higher figure of over 6.21 billion dollars in the year 2018. The Government said that the reason for this sharp fall could not be attributed to either regulatory uncertainty or financial stress in the industry. “Stressed financial conditions cannot be held responsible for the year-on-year decline in FDI, and neither has there…

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Is FDI Allowed in Real Estate in India?

Is FDI Allowed in Real Estate in India?

One of the most globally recognized sectors- the estate sector mainly comprises housing, retail, hospitality, and commercial. The estate sector in India is expected to reach a market size of US $1 trillion by the year 2030 and contribute about 13 per cent of the country’s totally Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2025. Almost 80 per cent of real estate in India is residential space, while the rest encompasses office space, shopping malls, hotels, and hospitals. Right after the agricultural…

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How Does Foreign Direct Investment Help Indian Economy?

How Does Foreign Direct Investment Help Indian Economy?

Foreign direct investment is a crucial driving force of economic growth and development of the country. It plays a significant role where domestic savings are not sufficient to generate funds for capital investments. Yes, FDI supplements the investment requirements of an economy, but it does more than that. Foreign investment also brings with it new technology, expertise, knowledge, and adds to foreign exchange reserves. Foreign investment equity inflows are particularly valuable to developing economies, as compared to the developed economies….

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What Is The Role Of RBI In Foreign Direct Investment

What Is The Role Of RBI In Foreign Direct Investment

Foreign Direct Investment is an investment in one country by an entity based in another country.  FDI is characterized by direct control and lasting interest. The intent to actively participate in the day to day operations of the business is what distinguishes it from foreign portfolio investment. Therefore, it is safe to say that FDI does not only bring in money but also skills, knowledge and technology; elements essential for the holistic development of a country.  Now that you know…

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Borrowing from a Foreign National or Non Resident Indian

Borrowing from a Foreign National or Non Resident Indian

CAN AN INDIAN CITIZEN BORROW FROM A FOREIGN NATIONAL OR AN NRI? Not only an individual but an Indian company can also borrow from a foreign national or a Non- resident Indian (NRI). However, these borrowings are subject to certain conditions and policies that are regulated by the Ministry of Finance and the Reserve Bank of India. The RBI is responsible for and overseas all lending and borrowing between residents of India and non- resident Indians. WHO IS A RESIDENT…

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