Category Archives: FDI

Indian Govt steps to boost foreign investments in India

By | November 26, 2016

Simplified investment rules to attract more domestic and foreign investment Government has put in place a liberal, transparent and investor-friendly policy on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) wherein most of the sectors are open to FDI under the automatic route. The Government reviews FDI policy on an ongoing basis and significant changes are made in the… Read More »

Indian Govt liberalized FDI policy on Other Financial Services and NBFC

By | October 26, 2016

Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion Press Note No. 6 (2016 Series) Subject: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy on Other Financial Services The Government has liberalized its FDI policy on Other Financial Services and Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs). Accordingly, amended policy provisions are mentioned below. 2.0 Para… Read More »

100% FDI under automatic route in Other Financial Services in India

By | October 20, 2016

Foreign investment in Other Financial Services RBI/2016-17/90 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 8 October 20, 2016 To All Category – I Authorised Dealer Banks Madam/Sir, Foreign investment in Other Financial Services Attention of Authorised Dealers Category – I (AD Category – I) banks is invited to the Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Security… Read More »

Review of sectoral caps & simplification of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy

By | October 20, 2016

Review of sectoral caps and simplification of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy RBI/2016-17/88 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 6 October 20, 2016 To All Category – I Authorised Dealer Banks Madam/Sir, Review of sectoral caps and simplification of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy Attention of Authorised Dealer Category – I (AD Category-I) banks is invited… Read More »

Increase on limits for investment by FPIs in Central Government Securities

By | October 1, 2016

Investment by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) in Government Securities RBI/2016-17/72 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 4 September 30, 2016 To, All Authorised Persons Madam/Sir Investment by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) in Government Securities Attention of Authorised Dealer Category-I (AD Category-I) banks is invited to Schedule 5 to the Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of… Read More »

Category: FDI

Govt approves simplification and liberalisation of Foreign Direct Investment Policy 2016

By | August 31, 2016

Cabinet approves simplification and liberalisation of the Foreign Direct Investment Policy, 2016 in various sectors The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for the FDI policy amendments announced by the Government on 20th June, 2016. The FDI policy amendments are meant to liberalise and simplify the… Read More »

Category: FDI

Govt increased limit for foreign investment in Stock Exchanges from 5% to 15%

By | July 28, 2016

Cabinet increases the limit for foreign investment in Stock Exchanges from 5% to 15% The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for raising foreign shareholding limit from 5% to 15% in Indian Stock Exchanges for a stock exchange, a depository, a banking company, an insurance company, a… Read More »

Consolidated FDI Policy Circular of 2015

By | May 7, 2016

Ministry of Commerce and Industry Department of Industrial Policy Promotion CONSOLIDATED FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT POLICY [EFFECTIVE FROM 12-5-2015] CIRCULAR OF 2015, DATED 12-5-2015 CHAPTER 1 INTENT AND OBJECTIVE 1.1 Intent and Objective 1.1.1 It is the intent and objective of the Government of India to attract and promote foreign direct investment in order to supplement… Read More »