Retail FDI in India
Towards a brighter tomorrow
The Indian retail and e-commerce segment is uniquely classified and is distinct from the other country markets, hence retailers and e-commerce companies keen to invest in the segment will need to familiarize themselves with the key terms on which regulations are structured.
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India has been on the rise in the past few years especially in the retail, e-commerce, hospitality, and travel space. This growth in the retail and e-commerce business has gradually attracted attention from leading international retailers and e-commerce players and more sectors have opened up for foreign investment in India.
The government has also supported this by introducing various reforms and initiatives, which include allowing FDI up to 100% in certain sectors, increasing sectoral cap, permitting FDI under automatic route as against government approval route and removing certain sector specific restrictions.