Chart of the Week September 24, 2021: India’s Greenfield Investments from East Asia post New FDI Rules

Summary Since the November 2015 launch of the automatic route for foreign direct investments under the ‘Make in India’ initiative, greenfield FDI flows to India increased substantially. FDI through the automatic route does not require approval from the Government of India. The eased FDI norms enabled India to become the 9th largest recipient of FDI […]

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Greenfield FDI to Emerging Markets: Do Global Value Chain Linkages Matter?

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is a crucial source of financing for emerging markets and developing economies (EMDEs). When foreign firms invest in a particular economy, there are several spillover effects related to productivity levels, higher wages, and R&D opportunities. As such, policy makers are always on the lookout to identify factors that motivate multinational corporations […]

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