BUSINESS STANDARD Indian companies grew 18%


  • Foreign investment of Indian companies grew 18% to USD 2.69 billion in March as compared to the year-ago period, according to an RBI data.


  • The domestic firms made investment of USD 2.28 billion in their subsidiaries and wholly-owned units abroad during March 2018.
  • In February 2019, the investment by Indian firms stood at USD 1.71 billion.
  • Major investors included Tata Steel, which pumped USD 1.15 billion in a subsidiary in Singapore.
  • This was followed by JSW Cement (USD 82 million in a wholly-owned subsidiary in the UAE) and ONGC Videsh Ltd (USD 70.37 million in various joint ventures in Myanmar, Russia and Vietnam).
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