July 13, 2007
News Release 07-073
Contact: Peg O'Laughlin, 202-205-1819

ITC STAFF RESEARCH STUDY EXPLORES COMPETITIVE CONDITIONS FOR FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN INDIA

India is a fast-growing destination for global flows of foreign direct investment (FDI), according to a new staff research study by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Office of Industries.

Competitive Conditions for Foreign Direct Investment in India looks at FDI flows into India by country and by industry and examines India's investment climate through chapters on India's investment environment, special economic zones, investment-related regulations, and international agreements. Two chapters present FDI case studies in India's automotive and pharmaceutical industries.

The research study was prepared by ITC staff. The findings in the study are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. International Trade Commission or any of the Commissioners.

Principal findings regarding FDI in India include:

Competitive Conditions for Foreign Direct Investment in India (Staff Research Study No. 30, USITC publication 3931, July 2007) is available on the ITC's Internet site at /publications/docs/pubs/332/pub3931.pdf.

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