India Expands the Path for Foreign Investment - But Tightens It for E-Commerce

13 March 2019
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Key takeaways:
  • The Indian government recently promulgated a series of regulatory changes easing restrictions on raising foreign debt, making the external commercial borrowing route a viable alternative for foreign investment in Indian debt instruments.
  • New restrictions on foreign direct investment in India’s e-commerce sector seek to create a level playing field and impose operational limitations on foreign-invested Indian e-commerce companies.