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Domestic investors turn cautious over uncertain election outcome

While political stability is something that investors look for, mutual fund experts feel that uncertainty around the outcome of general elections 2019 has pushed some investors on the sidelines and they would return once the uncertainty is out of the way.

E-tailers realigning platforms to comply with new FDI rules

As per the revised guidelines, a vendor cannot procure more than 25 per cent of products from group companies of the same marketplace where they intend to sell them.

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What are India's new foreign direct investment rules for e-commerce?

Both Walmart-owned Flipkart and Amazon are scrambling to reconfigure ownership structures and re-jig some key vendor relationships and agreements before the rules come into effect on Friday.

Restrictions on foreign e-commerce companies to hit FDI in India: US industry body

Flipkart and US-based Amazon — the two largest players in the burgeoning Indian e-commerce sector — are expected to be hit the hardest once the new norms come into effect from February 2019.

Govt tightens selling norms for e-commerce firms

As per the FDI policy on e-commerce sector, while 100% FDI under automatic route is permitted in marketplace model of e-commerce, FDI is not permitted in inventory based model of e-commerce.

Work in progress

Changes in FDI policy are welcome, could help counter disruptive effects of demonetisation and GST

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Online shopping set to change

The recommendations of a Commerce Ministry task force — if accepted and written into policy — can significantly affect e-commerce in India. It could change the way you buy and pay at online marketplaces

Delhi HC seeks Centre’s reply on PIL claiming FDI violation by e-tailers

In India, e-commerce works on a marketplace-based system where only electronic platform for buying/selling to third parties is provided and the inventory-based model, where the marketplace is allowed to maintain its own stock also.

FDI growth rate hits 5-year low in 2017-18: Government

Foreign inflows in the country grew by 8.67 per cent in 2016-17, 29 per cent in 2015-16, 27 per cent in 2014-15, and 8 per cent in 2013-14. However, the FDI inflows recorded a negative growth of 38 per cent in 2012-13.

FDI in India rises to USD 61.96 billion in 2017-18, says Government

However, according to an UNCTAD report, foreign direct investment (FDI) to India decreased to USD 40 billion in 2017 from USD 44 billion in 2016, while outflows from India, the main source of investment in South Asia, more than doubled.

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