FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
India woos Japanese medical device companies
Price curbs imposed on medical devices have irked US companies and become a key trade issue between Washington and New Delhi. Even as the US is sparring with India over this, the focus is now on fast-tracking investments from other countries, especially Japan, said people who are part of the discussions in the government.
Metro Cash & Carry seeks level playing field
The German wholesale retailer has thrown its might behind mom-and-pop groceries and has demanded...
Retailers' body is "cautiously optimistic" on implementation of FDI rules for e-commerce
Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion under ...
View: Staying out of RCEP is not in India’s economic interests
RCEP would have been an easier agreement for India to sign, as compared to any other pacts with US or EU.
India starting faceless tax assessment regime to forestall discretion in tax collection: PM Narendra Modi
PM Modi specifically mentioned about how rolling out of the Goods and Services Tax has resulted in the economic integration in the country, adding his govt was working towards making it more people-friendly. The PM was speaking to a select group of top business leaders at an event to mark golden jubilee of the Aditya Birla Group's operations in Thailand.
US seeks more relaxation in India FDI policy
Addressing media after the 7th India-US Economic and Financial Partnership meeting here, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said both the countries are working together to promote growth and improve economic security. Mnuchin said that the US welcomes the growing bilateral foreign direct investment flows between countries.
View: India needs $1 trillion exports to become a $5 trillion economy
India needs $1 trillion exports for a $5 trillion economy. But the pathway is bumpy and patchy.
High-level advisory suggests panel for easier entry to foreign investors
An advisory group has put forth simpler regulatory and tax framework for overseas investment funds.
PM Narendra Modi invites investment in startups
In his keynote address to the Future Investment Initiative or Davos of the Desert, Modi underlined the importance of technology and infrastructure.
It will take another 3-6 months for private capex to kick in: Andrew Holland, Avendus Capital
We are still missing a few pieces of the jigsaw which would help boost consumption.
Bring $500 million FDI, get relationship manager: Government
Drawing from the experience in Gujarat, DPIIT & Invest India have joined hands to put in place a new mechanism aimed at attracting investors, many of whom have in the past complained of a plethora of clearances holding up their plans, officials said.
DPIIT, aviation ministry exploring options to ease FDI norms to attract bidders for Air India
There are nine sectors where FDI is prohibited and that includes lottery business, gambling and betting, chit funds, Nidhi company, real estate business, and manufacturing of cigars, cheroots, cigarillos and cigarettes using tobacco.
Brands must innovate as tech advances transform consumer markets: Deloitte-FICCI report
Consumer experience has become more crucial than ever and brands must constantly innovate to offer novel products and services to cater to modern consumers' demands, said the report.
Inter-ministerial group to discuss FDI policy easing on Oct 29
The exercise assumes significance as the department is holding series of internal meetings with different ministries and departments to look at sectors where more liberalisation of the FDI policy is possible. The main meeting will be chaired by DPIIT Secretary.
Government looks to ease more FDI rules to attract investments
The department for promotion of industry and internal trade (DPIIT) has initiated an in-house exercise to identify additional sectors for easier FDI rules before it takes them up with the ministries concerned, sources said.
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