All articles by Arijit Shankar Chaudhury

Importance of outward FDI to the Indian economy

Trade liberalization in India post 1991 has transformed the scenario of capital influx in the country and has triggered the growth of secondary and tertiary sectors significantly. The growth dynamics of Indian economy especially the service sector propelled forward. Due to increased revenues, outward Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (i.e. FDI outflow) of India has also been significant (Someshu., 2010). Given the fact that FDI inflow and its impact in India is a major area of discussion and interest, similarly outward FDI can be also contemplated as an important subject of discussion. Outward FDI is a mechanism through which a domestic firm expands its operations to other countries. Outward FDI in India mainly occurred after the year 2003. During the economic crisis in the year 2008-09. Due to which the outward FDI flow increased significantly. The following graph depicts the trend of the flow during the past 15 years. Read more »

Impact of FDI on the employment sector of India

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) can be contemplated as one of the most decisive catalysts of generating employment in India. Opening up of trade barriers in India post trade liberalization in the year 1991 has witnessed the influx of FDI at a great extent. Read more »

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