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What Are FDI Equity Inflows?

What Are FDI Equity Inflows?

Foreign direct equity inflows are the sum of inward direct investments into a country by non-resident or foreign investors. A foreign direct investment is an investment made by an entity not residing in the country the investment is being made in. This investment is characterized by a controlling ownership in a business. FDI is, therefore, different from foreign portfolio investment (FPI) by the notion of direct control. Foreign direct investment typically includes “mergers and acquisitions, building new facilities, reinventing profits…

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Proposed FDI Hike To Drive Up M&A Deals

Proposed FDI Hike To Drive Up M&A Deals

In her maiden budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced reforms in FDI policies in order to encourage foreign investments in India. This proposed hike is expected to benefit the M&A sector as existing overseas investors would look to raise their stakes in their Indian joint venture companies. Sitharaman is her Budget speech said that the government is contemplating to further open up foreign direct investments in aviation, media (including animation, visual effects, gaming, and comics) and the insurance sector. Apart…

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Finance Minister proposes facilitating FDI policies to spur economy in Budget 2019

Finance Minister proposes facilitating FDI policies to spur economy in Budget 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman presented the first budget of Modi 2.0 government. She became the second female Finance Minister after Indira Gandhi to present the budget today. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, presenting her first Union Budget on Friday said that the government will consider further liberalizing foreign direct investment in aviation, media, animation, and the insurance sector in consultation with stakeholders. In her speech she announced that the government will allow 100 per cent foreign direct investment for insurance intermediaries, while also…

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FDI Equity Inflows Expected To Boost

FDI Equity Inflows Expected To Boost

India witnessed a dip in foreign direct investment equity inflows. Due to the 1 per cent decrease, the total FDI now stands at $44.4 billion. This dip seems to be a direct result of political uncertainty in the country, according to experts. However, now with the NDA forming the government with full majority, foreign direct investment is expected to boost. In 2014, when Narendra Modi be case the Prime Minister of India, one of his top priorities was to attract…

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The Re-Elected Government Plans To Increase Foreign Investment In India

The Re-Elected Government Plans To Increase Foreign Investment In India

Recently re-elected for the next term, the Modi government plans to increase foreign direct investment inflows into the country. For this, the Ministry of Industry has started preparing proposals that will result in an increased inflow facilitating economic development. The Ministry plans to offer tax concession to potential foreign investors (includes firms, companies and individuals). These concessions can be given in the tax form. After economic liberalization began in 1991, the government of India regularly eased foreign direct investment policies….

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