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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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Industry Hopes for Easier FDI Norms in Multi Brand Retail

Industry Hopes for Easier FDI Norms in Multi Brand Retail

“In line with 100% FDI in food retail, a similar policy could be considered for multi-brand retail in products that can be fully manufactured in and sourced from India,” the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, told Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman . The debate over allowing easier foreign direct investment (FDI) norms for multi- brand retail has arisen once again. According to Finance Minister Sitharaman, multi-brand trading wasn’t going to be possible before farmers and retailers provided enough resources to…

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India May Soon Be In The Top 20 Outbound FDI Club

India May Soon Be In The Top 20 Outbound FDI Club

According to a survey of Investment Promotion Agencies (IPA’s) by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Investment (UNCTAD), India may soon enter the league of top 20 global sources of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). It may break into the top 20 countries as soon as the end of 2019. Along with India, UAE is also said to make an entry in the league and become for the first time among the top FDI sources for the 2019- 2021 period….

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