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FDI Equity Inflow In Services Sector Up 37 Per Cent In 2018-19

FDI Equity Inflow In Services Sector Up 37 Per Cent In 2018-19

An important sector, services sectors of India contributes over 60 per cent to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). It serves as an attractive sector for foreign investments. According to the Department for Promotion of Industry and International Trade (DPIIT), foreign direct investment in the services sector grew 37 per cent and currently stands at $9.15 billion in 2018-19. The services sector includes banking, finance, insurance, outsourcing, courier, tech testing, and analysis. In 2017-18, the sector attracted FDI equity inflows…

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Singapore Replaces Mauritius As India’s Top Source Of FDI

Singapore Replaces Mauritius As India’s Top Source Of FDI

Singapore overtook Mauritius and became India’s largest source of foreign direct investment as its equity inflows crossed 41 per cent during the end of 2018 to nearly $13 billion. In 2018-19, investments seen from Singapore were estimated at $16.2 billion, compared to $8.1 billion from Mauritius, a significantly lower amount. However, for the first time in 6 years, the country saw a drop in foreign funds in major sectors like telecommunication, pharmaceuticals, and power. According to data released by the…

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Delhi Replaces Maharashtra As India’s Top FDI Destination

Delhi Replaces Maharashtra As India’s Top FDI Destination

Delhi and the NCR region, which covers parts of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana finally overtakes Maharashtra in the race to being the country’s top foreign direct investment destination. While Delhi, Kolkata and Hyderabad are emerging to be the top destinations for FDI equity inflows, Mumbai and Ahmadabad are losing their sheen as the top FDI destinations. According to the data released by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), New Delhi received FDI equity inflows of $8.3…

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How To Get Investment From Foreign Countries

How To Get Investment From Foreign Countries

After the economic liberalization from 1991, India has emerged as an attractive investment destination. Today, it is one the largest democracies in the world and offers tremendous opportunities for growth and investment. Foreign investors are willing to invest in India because of the easy foreign direct investment policies and special benefits like tax exemption. The wages in India are also relatively cheaper and the country has an abundant flow of workforce and a robust financial sector. It is, therefore, safe…

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How To Invest Money In India

How To Invest Money In India

Foreign Direct Investment is when a foreign entity makes an investment in a business based in another country. This foreign entity can be an individual, a firm, company, etc. The key factor that distinguishes foreign direct investment from foreign portfolio investment is the controlling interest of the investor. Generally, the foreign investor will acquire or establish a business to get a direct control of the business set up in another country. In order to invest in India, an investor must…

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