In 2009-2010, India received over US$26 billion in Foreign Direct Investment. India is one of the most liberal and transparent countries for foreign investment, and allows up to 100 percent foreign investment under the automatic route for most activities and sectors.
According to the International Trade and Development Division of the Indian government, the country’s foreign trade policies have been formulated to invite and encourage Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). The Reserve Bank of India manages the administrative and compliance aspects of FDI, and foreign investment can be divided into two broad categories: investment under the automatic route and investment through prior approval of government.
This article contains more information about the current FDI environment and trends in India, including:
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