User: rohan Topic: Foreign Direct Investment in Retail
Category: Foreign Direct Investment in Retail
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Italian food processing firms sending major delegation to India 24.4.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
---Drop the pointer table sent with this -----Taking note of liberalisation in the foreign investment rules for the food processing sector here, Italian companies are looking to secure a bigger piece of the Indian market.A 150-company trade delegation led by Ivan Scalfarotto, the Italian deputy minister of economic development, will be in India from Wednesday. Looking to step up engagements will be chocolate maker Ferrero and food processing giant D'Orsogna, among others, said sources. The companies, they said, were looking at both the retail trading and processing part of the business.Food processing industries minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and industrial promotion secretary Ramesh Abhishek visited Italy over the past year. Last June, the government decided to allow up to 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand food retailing, including through e-commerce. However, the products have to be produced, processed or manufactured in the country."Italian companies are ...
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Higher-end retail sites give the new meaning of fast fashion 23.4.2017 All International Stories
'Faster fulfilment' is the mantra, but it's solving a problem that doesn't exist
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Walmart sees India as a key growth market, to invest more to expand business 22.4.2017 ET: Retailing
​​Walmart will focus on investing in its core business with store remodels as well as technology and customer initiatives such as online grocery and pickup.
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Government to widen entry for foreign funds while shuttering FIPB 20.4.2017 ET: Policy
Foreign investments in most sectors likely to be put on automatic approval route; sourcing norms for single-brand retail may be eased.
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How Indian women are helping Walmart grow 19.4.2017 Rediff: Business
In conversation with Walmart India president and CEO Krish Iyer.
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RSS-backed SJM declares 2017 'anti-China year' 14.4.2017 Rediff: Business
'I will be happy if walls are built between India and China!'
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We aren't looking at new states for store roll-out: Walmart India CEO 14.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Interview with Krish Iyer, President & CEO, Walmart India
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Walmart evaluating FDI guidelines on food retail in India: CEO 13.4.2017 ET: Retailing
Walmart India President and CEO Krish Iyer said the government's decision to permit 100 per cent FDI in food retail is a good step and it would also help reduce wastage.​
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Walmart evaluating FDI guidelines on food retail in India: CEO 13.4.2017 All Companies Stories
Walmart India is a wholly-owned subsidiary of US retail giant Walmart Stores
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No proposal to review FDI in multi-brand retail: Govt 10.4.2017 News
Current FDI policy permits overseas players to hold 51% stake in an Indian retail company
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India, Cuba resist pressure on WTO e-comm rules 10.4.2017 BusinessLine - Economy
Cite ‘digital divide’ to spike proposal
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No proposal to review FDI in multi-brand retail, clarifies govt 10.4.2017 DNA: Popular News
The government today said there is no proposal under its consideration to review the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy in the multi-brand retail sector. "No proposal is under consideration of the government to review the extant FDI policy on multi-brand retail," Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmal Sitharaman said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. The current foreign direct investment policy permits overseas players to hold 51 per cent stake in an Indian retail company. So far, only one foreign player, Tesco, has received approval for opening stores under the multi-brand retail policy. Replying to a separate question, she said that government has been interacting with investors to identify issues for promoting FDI in the food processing sector. "Several issues including sale of home and personal care products have been raised by investors," the minister said. Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal had earlier indicated that the government is actively considering a proposal to allow FDI in ...
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No proposal to review FDI in multi-brand retail: Government 10.4.2017 ET: Policy
The current foreign direct investment policy permits overseas players to hold 51 per cent stake in an Indian retail company.
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No proposal to review FDI in multi-brand retail 10.4.2017 Budget 2017, Income Tax - India Budget 2017 Updates, Union Budget 2017 Latest News, Railway Budget 2017 | Times of India
The current foreign direct investment policy permits overseas players to hold 51 per cent stake in an Indian retail company. So far, only one foreign player, Tesco, has received approval for opening stores under the multi-brand retail policy.
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RBI monetary policy: Full text of bi-monthly statement 6.4.2017 ET: Policy
The decision of the MPC is consistent with a neutral stance of monetary policy in consonance with the objective of achieving the medium-term target for CPI inflation of 4% within a band of +/- 2%, while supporting growth.
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RBI keeps repo unchanged: Full text of bi-monthly monetary policy statement 6.4.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
The Reserve Bank on Thursday raised reverse repo rate to 6% but kept repo unchanged at 6.25%
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US slams India's 'restrictive' policies in foreign investment, trade 3.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Criticises India's policy in retail trading; insurance, banking, telecom, digital sectors
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Rosneft-led deal to buy Essar delayed, seen closing in April 31.3.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Rosneft to buy 49% stake and another 49% will be shared between Trafigura and United Capital Partner
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At least $10 bn of FDI waiting for right signals, says Harsimrat Kaur Badal 31.3.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
The country could be looking at initial investment of more than $10 billion (Rs 65,000 crore), if the government gives a final nod to desired changes in foreign direct investment (FDI) in retailing.The changes in question would allow global retailers to sell a percentage of non-food items, said Union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal. "It would be at least $10 bn initial investment if 'food plus' gets the final nod. Not just for India; we have the UAE and Japan planning on making in India and taking it to their country. Before (the) 'World Food India' (event, scheduled for September), a lot of things might just get tied up," she hopes.The ministry of food processing industries (MoFPI) hopes some of these decisions would be taken by the year-end. Badal stresses the 'food plus' component in the policy on FDI in retailing suggested by her ministry would not a backdoor entry for multinational entities such as Walmart, Tesco or Auchan. She said global retailers would only be ...
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FDI of $10 bn waiting if govt approves changes in food retail norms: Badal 30.3.2017 Latest News
The country could be looking at initial investment of more than $10 billion (Rs 65,000 crore), if the government gives a final nod to desired changes in foreign direct investment (FDI) in retailing.The changes in question would allow global retailers to sell a percentage of non-food items, said Union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal. "It would be at least $10 bn initial investment if 'food plus' gets the final nod. Not just for India; we have the UAE and Japan planning on making in India and taking it to their country. Before (the) 'World Food India' (event, scheduled for September), a lot of things might just get tied up," she hopes.The ministry of food processing industries (MoFPI) hopes some of these decisions would be taken by the year-end. Badal stresses the 'food plus' component in the policy on FDI in retailing suggested by her ministry would not a backdoor entry for multinational entities such as Walmart, Tesco or Auchan. She said global retailers would only be ...
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