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Is Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Necessary For India?

Is Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Necessary For India?

An integral part of a country’s economic development, foreign direct investment has a direct positive impact on domestic capital, productivity, and employment. This is the reason why FDI has become an indispensable tool for initiating economic growth for countries. In order to facilitate economic development, the government of India had decided to liberalize norms and policies for overseas investments in 1991. FDI in India has effectively contributed to the overall growth of the economy. Apart from being a critical driver…

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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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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 Get Foreign Direct Investment In India

How To Get Foreign Direct Investment In India

In its most generic definition, Foreign Direct Investment is an investment in one country by an entity based in another country. Merely putting money into the assets of another country does not constitute FDI.  Foreign direct investment 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…

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