Indian Market Scenario
Outbound investments from India in international markets has seen a consistent growth over the years. With easier procedures of foreign investments, big Indian companies and SMEs from diverse sectors are increasingly looking for attractive destinations where they can get suitable infrastructure, lower costs, logistical support and good trade, credit and taxation benefits.
Outward Foreign Direct Investments from India have been on the rise and stood at US$ 2.69 billion in May 2016 as compared to US$ 1.92 billion in June 2015.
FDI from India increased by 8 per cent. On the sector front, transportation, storage & communication services drew maximum investment outflows from India (28 per cent). Companies have also been actively investing in sectors such as manufacturing (24 per cent), agriculture & mining (21 per cent), wholesale, retail trade & restaurant (10 per cent), financial institution & business services (8 per cent).