Policy of foreign direct investment liberalisation in India: implications for retail sector

Utsav Masharu, Muhammad Ali Nasir

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Abstract

This study has analysed the impact of liberalisation of Indian economy and FDI policy on the retail sector since its implementation in the 1990s. It also further analyses sub-categories by investigating its impact on the unorganised retail sector and the flow of FDI in single-brand retail and multi-brand retail sectors. A comprehensive and critical review of the existing evidence on the subject was carried out, and descriptive statistical analysis of data from 1991 to 2013 was performed which leads to conclude that the policy of FDI liberalisation has proved to provide diversification and sustainable development to the Indian economy and specifically retail sector which is considered to be one of the significant pillars of economy. Furthermore, for continuous growth of the economy, it seems vital to encourage more investment in other sectors by liberalising the restrictive policies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)465-487
Number of pages23
JournalInternational Review of Economics
Volume65
Issue number4
Early online date6 Jul 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2018
Externally publishedYes

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