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An investment made by a company based in one country, into a company based in another country.

Open economies with skilled workforces and good growth prospects tend to attract larger amounts
of foreign direct investment than closed, highly regulated economies.
Type of FDI:

Horizontal FDI arises when a firm duplicates…

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2010­2012. As per the data, the sectors that attracted higher inflows were services,
telecommunication, construction activities and computer software and hardware. Based on UNCTAD
data FDI flows were $10.4 billion, a drop of 43% from the first half of the last year.
During 2012-13, India attracted FDI worth US$ 22.42…

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The main objective behind the Foreign Exchange Management Act (1999) is to consolidate and
amend the law relating to foreign exchange with the objective of facilitating external trade and
payments. It was also formulated to promote the orderly development and maintenance of foreign
exchange market in India.
FEMA is applicable…

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