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UNCTAD: India among 15 countries economically affected due to Corona Virus

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development recently released a report on the effect of COVID-19 on global economy. According to the report, India was ranked 10th. World: Key Findings of the Report The report says that the slow down in manufacturing sector of China due to the virus, will affect 50 billion USD ..

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UNCTAD: FDI inflows are to drop by 15% due to Corona Virus

The United Nations Conference on Trade, Investment and Development has warned that the Foreign Direct Investment flows all over the world will reduce by 15% due to Corona Virus. According to the organization, the outbreak could cost 2 trillion USD to the global economy. Highlights The United Nations earlier pointed out that the growth of ..

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DPIIT notifies 100% Foreign Direct Investment in Insurance Intermediaries

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) operating under Ministry of Commerce and Trade has amended the FDI (Foreign Direct Policy) to allow 100% foreign investment for insurance intermediaries. This includes insurance companies, third party administrators, insurance brooking, loss assessors and surveyors. Highlights Initially DPIIT had allowed only 49% of FDI in ..

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UNCTAD releases Global investment Trend report: India among top 10 recipients of FDI

On January 20, 2020, the United Nation Conference on Trade and Development released its report on Global Investment Trend Monitor Report for the year 2019. The Global FDI of the year 2019 was 1.39 trillion USD. This has declined by 1% as compared to 2018. Highlights: World According to the report, FDI in South Asia ..

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India ranks 73rd in UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index 2019

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development(UNCTAD) has released its 2019 edition of Business-to-Consumer(B2C) E-commerce Index which measures an economy’s preparedness to support online shopping. The index is prepared on the basis of four indicators that are highly linked to online shopping. The four indicators are- (1)Account ownership with a mobile-money-service provider or at ..

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