FDI limits in different sectors

FDI limits in different sectorsForeign direct investment (FDI) is an investment made by a company or individual in one country in business interests in another country, in the form of either establishing business operations or acquiring business assets in the other country, such as ownership or controlling interest in a foreign company.
Indian Govt. has changed FDI limits in numerous sectors. Here is the list: (All numbers are in percentage)
Defence - 49
Pension - 49
Insurance - 49
Print Media - 26
Civil Aviation - 49
Public Sec. Banks - 20
Private Sect. Banks - 74
Multi Brand - 51
Single Brand - 100
Touris - 100
Medical devices - 100
White Labelled ATM - 100
Telecom - 100
Mining & Exploration - 100
Railway Infrastructure - 100

FDI is prohibited in the following sectors:

  • Lottery Business including Government/private lottery, online lotteries, etc.
  • Gambling and Betting including casinos etc.
  • Chit funds
  • Nidhi company
  • Trading in Transferable Development Rights (TDRs)
  • Real Estate Business or Construction of Farm Houses (Real estate business does not include development of townships, construction of residential /commercial premises, roads or bridges )
  • Manufacturing of cigars, cheroots, and cigarettes, of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes
  • Activities/sectors not open to private sector investment e.g. Atomic Energy and Railway operations (other than permitted activities)
Next Post »