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Doors open for 100% FDI in coal mining, contract manufacturing, digital media capped at 26%

Commerce & Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said 100 per cent FDI under automatic route in coal mining and sale of coal has been allowed to help attract international players to create an efficient and competitive coal market.

Govt gives big FDI push in single-brand retail, coal mining, digital media

To boost domestic manufacturing, 100 per cent FDI in contract manufacturing under automatic route has been allowed, Piyush Goyal said.


India received highest-ever FDI worth $64.37 billion in FY19

Foreign direct investments worth USD 286 billion were received in the country in the past five years. "In the current financial year (2018-19), the country registered highest ever FDI inflow of USD 64.37 billion," the report said.

Govt to liberalise FDI in aviation, media, single brand retail, says Nirmala Sitharaman

In her maiden Budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that India's FDI inflows in 2018-19 grew by 6 per cent to USD 64.37 billion.

India can attract 1.5-2% FDI to GDP ratio: Nomura

India is also in favourable position to attract foreign companies planning to relocate their manufacturing bases in the turmoil of ongoing trade tension between the United States and China.

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.

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.