Minister Al Falih, head of Aramco, has expressed intention for investment in India’s oil industry. The intention has been revealed following its earlier decision for selling less than 5% stake of Aramco through IPO. All the moves have been analyzed as parts of Saudi bid to diversify its economy while reducing dependence on oil prices.
Indian finance ministry has issued a new set of guidelines for regulating the online market places. The guidelines also include definition of ‘ecommerce’, ‘inventory based model’ and ‘market place model’ to bring clarity in this sector. However, clarity in segmentation of ecommerce business has been applauded by the analysts.
India's services sector recorded 85.5 percent surge in inflows of foreign direct investments (FDI) during April - December 2015 period. This is 17 percent of the total FDI that India received during the period. The services sector contributed over 60 percent to the country's GDP.
The world's second largest economy will lower threshold for foreign investments in 2016. The Commerce Ministry of China has confirmed that the government is in the process of lowering the limit on foreign investment for 2016 year. China recorded 6.4 percent growth in foreign direct investment during 2015.
Global economic crisis has affected value of South African currency immensely. Amid such economic hardships, Gauteng province has recorded growth above the national average and 35% contribution towards national economy. Gauteng province premier, David Makhura has revealed the information while delivering his State of The Province Address.
According to the Ministry of Commerce, China's utilized FDI increased by 6.37% for the first eight months of the year.
According to Indonesia's Bureau for Statistics, global demand for the country's assets remained unattractive to foreign investors.