India attracted $49 billion FDI in 2019, among top 10 recipients of overseas investment: UNCTAD
UNCTAD, in its Global Investment Trend Monitor report said that the global foreign direct investment remained flat in 2019 at $1.39 trillion, a 1% decline from a revised $1.41 trillion in 2018. “South Asia recorded a 10% increase in FDI to $60 billion. The growth was driven by India, with a 16% increase in inflows to an estimated $49 billion. The majority went into services industries, including information technology,” it said.
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India needs $2.64 tn investment to meet SDGs by 2030: Report
India needs a whopping USD 2.64 trillion investment to meet the UN's sustainable development goals (SDGs), offering the private sector an investment opportunity of over USD 1.12 trillion by 2030, according to a report.
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Kerala to give immediate approval to investment up to Rs 10 crore
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We over-invested in India, need to rightsize Blue Dart: DHL Express ecommerce solutions chief
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BlackRock to exit Coal India by mid 2020
BlackRock, the world’s largest money manager with $7 trillion under management, will cut its equity in Coal India Ltd to zero by the middle of the year, becoming the latest in the list of 100 major banks and insurers exiting the thermal coal sector.
Oil and gas firms invest less than 1% in green energy
While certain oil and gas majors have sought to burnish their green credentials, overall less than one percent of the sector's total investment is going into clean energy projects, a report said Monday.
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Pakistan caught again in nuclear smuggling activity
According to the US Justice Department, the five men, based in Canada, Hong Kong, and UK, “operated an international procurement network of front companies that existed to acquire US-origin goods for AERO) and PAEC, and to cause those goods to be exported from the United States to the entities without export licenses in violation of federals law.”
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