Why Invest In India?
India offers ample investment opportunities to foreign investors. It is emerging as a leading economy and a favourable destination for carrying on a business. Besides, India offers many advantages to businesses eyeing to set-up their regional base in the country. From world-class infrastructure to abundant natural resources, skilled workforce, professionals having industry expertise, cheap land and labour, easy government rules and regulations, stable political environment, lower corporate taxation and favourable business environment, there is no dearth of resources in the county to carry on business. Furthermore, India ranks on 63 positions in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 2020 report.
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India
Besides, the government has been making timely amendments to the FDI policy to increase FDI inflow in the country. Today, India is one of the most attractive destinations for FDI. In fact, India ranks at number 1 position in the greenfield FDI ranking.
The total FDI inflow in India from April 2000 to December 2019 stood at US$ 456.79 billion. And, between April and December 2019, FDI in India stood at US$ 36.79 billion. The above statistics indicate the government’s efforts to improve the ease of doing business in India.
Why Invest In India?
Foreign investors in India need to understand that opportunities vary greatly between different industries. The last decade has seen India’s GDP growth rate hit international headlines with forecasts of 5% to 8% growth. However, in reality, some industries grew much faster than others. In 2019, education and media markets grew by 4-5%, while agriculture, paper and textiles had far lower growth levels around 1.5%.
Therefore, before you plan to invest in any sector in India it is important that you acquire industry expertise from professionals. M+V works with clients in all industries. Therefore, to help potential investors invest in India, we highlight a few of the industry’s that have higher potential for growth. For each industry, we summarise the recent trends and statistics, the impact of COVID-19 (as we currently know it), the key growth drivers and main national and international investors.
The industry expertise will help you invest in India with proper knowledge. If you would like to know more about any sector, please contact us.