Foreign direct investment Current Affairs, GK & News

Make in India completes 8 years

The Indian Government’s Make India initiative has completed eight years. Key facts The government’s flagship initiative has helped 27 sectors to make significant progress, including manufacturing and services sectors. It has doubled the annual foreign direct investment to 83 billion USD. With this, India is expected to attract 100 billion USD in FDI this fiscal. ..

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India’s FDI Inflow in April-Dec 2021

According to data from the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), during April-December 2021, India’s Foreign direct investment (FDI) equity inflows contracted by 16 percent to USD 43.17 billion. Overview: During the same time period the previous year, inflows stood at USD 51.47 billion. Total FDI inflows (reinvested earnings, equity inflows, and ..

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J&K FDI Policy

Jammu & Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has approved a foreign direct investment (FDI) policy for the union territory with a foreign stake of a minimum of 51 percent. Overview: L-G Manoj Sinha approved the Policy for Promotion of Foreign Investment in the Industrial Sector in J&K during a meeting of the Administrative Council (AC) ..

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Foreign direct investment in LIC

The Government of India recently decided to allow 20% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in LIC (Life Insurance Corporation). This is to be done by amending the Foreign Exchange Management Rules (FEMA). What is the plan? The DFS, DIPAM are to create a plan to amend the FDI in insurance sector after consulting DPIIT. DFS is ..

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UN: China overtakes US for Foreign Direct Investment

Recent figures by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development highlights that, China has surpassed the United States as the world’s top destination for the foreign direct investment (FDI) in the year 2020. Highlights The eastward shift of the destination was the result of Covid-19 pandemic from which the United States is still recovering. ..

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RBI bans FDI establishments from Mauritius-Reasons, Causes, Impacts

The Reserve Bank of India recently said that companies cannot set up Foreign Direct Investment from Mauritius. The apex bank has also banned FDI from jurisdictions similar to Mauritius as they do not comply with the norms set by Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Highlights Mauritius was recently listed in grey list of the FATF. ..

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