IIJ January 2018

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2017: A year of FDI groundings for India

2018-12-04T08:05:06+00:00January 22nd, 2018|2018/2017, India Investment Journal January Edition, Make In India, Year|

The New Year promises to continue the upward swing in foreign direct investment (FDI) flowing into India, according to the country’s main investment promotion agency.   India’s investment climate has never been better. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative to reform-perform-and-transform has conclusively catapulted India into a higher orbit. The last 12 months saw India break into the top-100 club, on ease of doing business, receive a record FDI of $60.1 billion and earn an upgrade in its credit rating from [...]

Last year’s top inbound deals into India

2020-03-05T10:14:55+00:00January 22nd, 2018|2018/2017, India Investment Journal January Edition, SNAPSHOT 2017, Year|

The Indian government kick-started the New Year with a major boost to the country’s foreign direct investment (FDI) regime by liberalising norms for retail, civil aviation and pharmaceutical sectors. In this annual feature, India Inc. takes stock of 50 major FDI deals of the year just gone by. MCE Holdings, Sandhar Tech in MoU Malaysian automotive parts manufacturer MCE Holdings Bhd expects to further penetrate the India market through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with India’s Sandhar [...]

India vows to protect and promote WTO

2018-12-31T07:44:34+00:00January 22nd, 2018|2018/2017, Cover Story, India Investment Journal January Edition, Year|

India’s Minister for Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu, has taken a vehement stand in favour of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and told ‘India Investment Journal’ that the US will come around to its views on food security for the world’s poor. India has been fighting a battle to protect what it believes are the basic principles of multilateralism on which the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is built. Commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu was in the UK in January, [...]

Indian real estate to build on 2017 reforms

2018-12-04T08:09:58+00:00January 17th, 2018|2018/2017, India Investment Journal January Edition, Other Highlights, Year|

The property market has stepped into 2018 with new optimism and drive, writes India Inc. property expert. In 2017, the Indian real estate market was able to constantly sense the waves of transformation. These waves were caused by various policy initiatives and government reforms and also digital disruption, layoffs, the millennial effect, shift in office space trends, start-up boom and emergence of new real estate subdivisions such as co-working, e-retailing and affordable housing. However, India’s real estate industry managed to [...]