Destination India: a Policy Periscope

Over the years, India has emerged as a compelling destination for global investors. The COVID pandemic and the resultant colossal disruption in economic activity, in a highly integrated global economic order have prompted major economies to reassess and recalibrate their growth strategy underpinnings towards more diversified partnerships in trade and investments. India being a large vibrant democracy with a track record for steady market and institutional reforms has naturally been attracting investor attention.

  • It is noteworthy that cumulative amount of FDI inflows into India stood at USD 681 bn over the last twenty years. This is 3.2x of the quantum of net portfolio flows that India received in the same period.
  • FDI inflows into India rose 13% to a record high of USD 50 bn in the financial year 2019-20
  • In the calendar year 2019, India attracted 3.3% of the global FDI pool, its highest annual share ever

For an investor, it is imperative to have a microscopic view of the macro economy to facilitate informed business decisions. QuantEco Research provides a comprehensive assessment of the investment environment viewed from the periscope of policy reforms across various spheres of the economy.