Foreign direct investment Current Affairs, GK & News

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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GoI permits up to 74% FDI under automatic route in Defence Sector

On September 17, 2020, the Government of India permitted Foreign Direct Investment of 74 percentage under automatic route in defence sector. This is being done to attract more overseas investors in the defence industry. Highlights Till date, the Government of India has permitted 100% foreign investments in the defence sector. Of this 49% were allowed under ..

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3rd US India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver a special keynote address at the third US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) Annual Leadership Summit. It is a 5-day summit that began on August 31, 2020 with the theme “US-India Navigating New Challenges”. It covers various subjects such as India’s potential in becoming a Global Manufacturing Hub, Opportunities in ..

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What is Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI)?

India, Japan and Australia have begun discussions on launching a trilateral Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) to reduce dependency on China, necessitated by Beijing’s aggressive political and military behaviour. Supply Chain Resilience Initiative In the context of international trade, supply chain resilience is an approach that helps a country to ensure that it has diversified ..

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