【Chennai】India retained its numero uno position as the world's top most greenfield FDI investment destination for the second consecutive year, attracting $62.3 billion in 2016
According to the Kotak Institutional Equities study, India saw an increase in greenfield investment proposals, with its share in global greenfield investment announcements growing to 7.6 per cent in 2016 from 2.9 per cent in 2013.
Foreign funds come into a host country broadly through two routes — greenfield investments and mergers and acquisitions. Greenfield investments are more desirable as they show immediate positive impact on employment generation, productivity and technological improvements.
“Even as India’s foreign direct investments profile remains steady amid slowing global investment flows, some cracks have started to appear,” the report said, adding India will have to strive harder for sustained FDI flows to compensate for the lack of domestic capex appetite.
○India Inc's investment growth hits 25-year low
【Mumbai】Fresh investments by the corporate sector hit a new low in fiscal year (FY) 2016-17.
The combined capital expenditure (capex) by the country’s top 1,000 non-financial firms, in terms of revenue, was up just 5.8 per cent in FY17, growing at the slowest pace since 1992. The previous low of capex growth was in FY1999-00, after the dotcom bubble in Year 2000.
In all these, the top 1,000 companies made fresh investments of Rs 2.07 lakh crore in the last fiscal year, down from Rs 2.9 lakh crore in FY16, and an all-time high of Rs 5.7 lakh crore in FY14.
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