For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

    'India should improve domestic environment to attract FDI': Chinese Media

    By Super

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "trips and promises" to attract foreign investment can yield desired results only when India improves its domestic environment for investors, Chinese media said today.

    'India should improve domestic environment to attract FDI': Chinese Media
    "Over the last 12 months, Modi has not only left his footprints in Washington, Tokyo, Ottawa, Berlin and Beijing, but also hosted heads of states from China, the US and Russia," an article in the state-run Global Times said. The article was published two day after Modi's three-day visit to China during which he held talks with Chinese leaders on various issues, including Chinese investments in India. "There is no denying that New Delhi enjoys a favourable diplomatic climate due to its ideal geographical position, with most key nations worldwide hoping to maintain a good relationship with it."

    "Although Modi has been travelling all year long, and delivered some fruitful diplomatic results, the biggest lesson is how to improve the country's domestic environment for investors after all these trips and promise." Despite the fact that Modi's government has brought in a series of measures to appeal to investors, such as establishing special economic zones, free tax zones and free trade areas, some of these efforts have come up against resistance of local governments.

    "They hold great control over adopting policies for local economic development," it said. "Whether Modi can bring enough inflow of foreign capital for India is crucial for the country's development," it said. "India has been experiencing anaemic growth since the economic crisis in 2008. In the meantime, the government is short of money for development. Introducing foreign investments is therefore the only way to reach its economic growth targets," it said.


    Read more about: fdi narendra modi
    Company Search
    Enter the first few characters of the company's name or the NSE symbol or BSE code and click 'Go'

    Find IFSC

    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Goodreturns sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Goodreturns website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more