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Investment Facilitation Mechanism (EU and India)

Context

India and EU has announced the establishment of an Investment Facilitation Mechanism (IFM) to promote investments from European Union.

About Investment Facilitation Mechanism

As part of the IFM, the EU Delegation to India and the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, agreed to hold regular high level meetings to assess and facilitate "ease of doing business" for EU investors in India. This will include identifying and putting in place solutions to procedural impediments faced by EU companies and investors in establishing or running their operations in India.

Benefits

The IFM has been established with the key objectives of paving the way for identifying and solving problems faced by EU companies and investors with regard to their operations in India.  The IFM will cover new investors as well as those already established in India. 

It will create a single-window entry point for EU companies that need assistance for their investments at the central or state level. The DIPP will also facilitate participation of other relevant ministries and authorities on a case-to-case basis.

 

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