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Golden opportunity for investment in India after corporate tax cut: PM Modi

PM Modi, while addressing US companies in New York said that his government's recent move on corporate tax cut was to invite investments. He also said that the country is investing heavily in developing infrastructure.

Rise in ‘phantom capital’ skews global FDI data

The share of such investments in reported FDI has shot up by roughly seven percentage points since 2010 and serves to skew the global FDI data, shows the study by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the University of Copenhagen.


Decline in Foreign Direct Investment inflow: Stressed telecom, uncertainty in pharma to blame

While FDI in telecom sector fell during 2018-19 to $2.67 bn from $6.21 bn a year ago, inflows in pharma dropped to $266 mn in 2018-19 from $1 bn in 2017-18.

FDI at $44.37 billion in FY19; inflows down in pharma, telecom

The last time foreign fund inflows showed a reduction was in 2012-13, when inflows registered a contraction of 36 per cent to $22.42 billion as against $35.12 billion in 2011-12.

Govt not to extend February 1 deadline on revised norms for e-retailers

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.

FDI policy tweak needed to prevent platforms from circumventing rules

DIPP said that the FDI rules for e-commerce have not allowed foreign investment in the inventory-based model or multi-brand retailing.


For made-in-India products: FDI rules may be eased for e-commerce

The task-force was set up under a committee headed by Minister of Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu, which is deliberating on a policy for e-commerce operations in India.

'Government to clarify on FDI status in pension fund sector'

More than 5.36 lakh subscribers have joined NPS under NPS-all citizen model. The overall number of NPS and APY subscribers has crossed 1.80 crore with total assets under management (AUM) of more than Rs 220,000 crore.

FDI in textiles rose 3 times in last 2 yrs: Irani

The textile minister asserted that the country's man-made fibre sector can soon look forward to "good news" as an inter-ministerial group (IMG)has been formed to suggest measures to maximise its potential. However, she did not elaborate on the details.

Consolidated FDI policy document includes start-ups

The latest consolidated FDI policy, which usually factors in various changes over the past one year to make it easier for foreign investors to get informed of various rules, also formally clarified that the restriction of 25 per cent on sales of one vendor through an e-commerce marketplace will be computed on a financial year basis