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Govt's new foreign investment rules aimed at China to include Hong Kong too; inflows from both to be scrutinised in same manner
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Govt's new foreign investment rules aimed at China to include Hong Kong too; inflows from both to be scrutinised in same manner

The new rules are seen slowing down investment timelines and straining Indian startups that get regular funding from major Chinese companies, especially when the coronavirus outbreak has already hit them hard.

China says India's new FDI rules violate WTO principles on free and fair trade; hopes for revision in 'discriminatory practices'
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China says India's new FDI rules violate WTO principles on free and fair trade; hopes for revision in 'discriminatory practices'

India’s new rules for foreign investment violate WTO principles of non-discrimination and are against free and fair trade, a Chinese embassy spokesperson in New Delhi said on Monday

Retail FDI: Goods procured from SEZs by single brand retailers to qualify for meeting local sourcing norms
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Retail FDI: Goods procured from SEZs by single brand retailers to qualify for meeting local sourcing norms

Goods procured from units in special economic zones (SEZs) by single brand retailers, owned by foreign companies, would qualify for meeting the mandatory 30 percent local sourcing conditions, according to a government clarification

Life insurers bat for hike in foreign investment limit to 100% from current 49% in sector through automatic route
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Life insurers bat for hike in foreign investment limit to 100% from current 49% in sector through automatic route

Life insurers have sought 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) limit for the sector through automatic route, which can help the sector attract capital of Rs 40,000-60,000 crore

Govt notifies FDI relaxation norms in coal mining, contract manufacturing, single-brand retail
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Govt notifies FDI relaxation norms in coal mining, contract manufacturing, single-brand retail

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) on Wednesday notified the recent decisions to relax foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in sectors such as coal mining, contract manufacturing, and single-brand retail trading

FDI up 28% to $16.33 bn in April-June 2019 quarter; Singapore emerges largest source of foreign investment
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FDI up 28% to $16.33 bn in April-June 2019 quarter; Singapore emerges largest source of foreign investment

Foreign direct investment into India grew by 28 percent to $16.33 billion during the first quarter of the current fiscal, according to government data

Cabinet eases FDI rules for single brand retail; gives nod to 100% foreign investment in contract manufacturing, coal mining
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Cabinet eases FDI rules for single brand retail; gives nod to 100% foreign investment in contract manufacturing, coal mining

Briefing reporters on the decisions taken by the Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) under automatic route in coal mining and associated infrastructure has been approved

Easing business climate, trade norms to help India attract FDI, improve CAD: IMF
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Easing business climate, trade norms to help India attract FDI, improve CAD: IMF

Easing business climate and relaxing trade-related norms will help India attract foreign investors and improve the current account deficit situation, according to International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Local sourcing norms for FDI in single brand retail to be eased in few a weeks: Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal
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Local sourcing norms for FDI in single brand retail to be eased in few a weeks: Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal

India will be easing mandatory local sourcing norms for FDI in single-brand retail trading in the next few weeks, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said

Relaxing FDI limit in insurance intermediaries to strengthen distribution capabilities: Fitch Ratings
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Relaxing FDI limit in insurance intermediaries to strengthen distribution capabilities: Fitch Ratings

The Budget proposal of relaxing foreign investment limit in insurance intermediaries will strengthen distribution capabilities and increase international involvement, particularly from developed markets, Fitch Ratings said on Monday

Economic Survey 2018-19: Govt may further ease FDI norms to bridge current account deficit
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Economic Survey 2018-19: Govt may further ease FDI norms to bridge current account deficit

The government is expected to further ease the foreign direct investment (FDI) norms with a view to bridge the widening current account deficit (CAD), according to the Economic Survey 2018-19

India gets $42 billion FDI in 2018 on robust inflows in manufacturing, communication and financial services: UN report
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India gets $42 billion FDI in 2018 on robust inflows in manufacturing, communication and financial services: UN report

In South Asia, FDI inflows increased by 3.5 percent to $54 billion, said the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report 2019

Godfrey Phillips rejects FDI norms violation allegations, says in complete compliance with law
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Godfrey Phillips rejects FDI norms violation allegations, says in complete compliance with law

Cigarette maker Godfrey Phillips India on Monday said it is in complete compliance with the country's FDI norms and rejected allegations of violations regarding its arrangements for manufacturing Marlboro cigarettes

Enforcement Directorate investigates Philip Morris, Godfrey Phillips for alleged violation of FDI laws
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Enforcement Directorate investigates Philip Morris, Godfrey Phillips for alleged violation of FDI laws

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is investigating Philip Morris International Inc and its Indian partner Godfrey Phillips for alleged violation of laws in India, a senior directorate source told Reuters on Thursday

Delhi-NCR accounts for 25% of foreign direct investments in April-December of fiscal 2019, govt data shows
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Delhi-NCR accounts for 25% of foreign direct investments in April-December of fiscal 2019, govt data shows

Delhi, parts of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana account for about one-fourth of foreign direct investment (FDI) received by the country during April-December 2018-19, according to the government data

FDI during April-December in current fiscal falls 7% to $33.49 bn: Commerce ministry data
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FDI during April-December in current fiscal falls 7% to $33.49 bn: Commerce ministry data

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India contracted by 7 percent to $33.49 billion during April-December in the current fiscal, according to commerce and industry ministry data

Foreign direct investments during Apr-Sep 2018 fell 11% to $22.66 bn: Commerce ministry data
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Foreign direct investments during Apr-Sep 2018 fell 11% to $22.66 bn: Commerce ministry data

A decline in foreign inflows could put pressure on the country's balance of payments and may also impact the value of the rupee

E-commerce FDI norms should be applied on domestic online players also: CAIT
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E-commerce FDI norms should be applied on domestic online players also: CAIT

The foreign direct investment (FDI) norms related to e-commerce companies should be implemented on domestic online players also to restrict them from adopting any unethical business practices, traders' body CAIT said on Monday.

India 2019: Govt should propel growth in infra, renewable energy sector to ease unemployment pain
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India 2019: Govt should propel growth in infra, renewable energy sector to ease unemployment pain

India could focus on encouraging investments from China which has shown a huge investment appetite in the country – disregardful of the arbitration imbroglio or other irritants

After record FDI in 2018, retail sector gears up for more mergers and acquisitions in new year
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After record FDI in 2018, retail sector gears up for more mergers and acquisitions in new year

With the lines getting blurred between organised brick-and-mortar model and new-age online platforms, the retail sector is ending the year 2018 with a record level of FDI and is gearing up for more mergers and acquisitions, partnerships and other deals in the new year