As soon as P. Chidambaram took over as the Finance Minister of India, he pushed along the much needed Reforms Policy by permitting Foreign Investment in Multi-Brand Retail in India. 9 Months after the announcement of the Policy, there are no takers. We analyze why FDI in Multi Brand Retail has hit the Road Bump.
Approval from state governments a must for setting up foreign multi brand stores FDI-funded retailers will be allowed to operate stores only in those states that have agreed to allow foreign investments in retail. So far only ten states and two union territories have (more…)