Disadvantages Of Foreign Direct Investment

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According to the International Monetary Fund, foreign direct investment, commonly known as FDI, "refers to an investment made to acquire lasting or long-term interest in enterprises operating outside of the economy of the investor." The investment is direct because the investor, which could be a foreign person, company or group of entities, is seeking to control, manage, or have significant influence over the foreign enterprise. What Is FDI? These three letters stand for foreign direct investment. The simplest explanation of FDI would be a direct investment by a corporation in a commercial venture in another country. A key to separating this action from involvement in other ventures in a foreign country is that the business enterprise operates…show more content…
They are registered as FIIs in accordance with Section 2 (f) of the SEBI (FII) Regulations 1995. FIIs are allowed to subscribe to new securities or trade in already issued securities. This is just one form of foreign investments in India, as may be seen…show more content…
(see OECD benchmark definition) In India, a particular FII is allowed to invest upto 10% of the paid up capital of a company, which implies that any investment above 10% will be construed as FDI, though officially such a definition does not exist. However, it may be noted that there is no minimum amount of capital to be brought in by the foreign direct investor to get the same categorised as

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