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JBIC Survey: India Top Destination for Future Investments
Jan 19, 2015

In July 2014, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) conducted a survey of 1000 companies for Japanese manufacturing sector. Based on this research, India has been ranked as the No.1 destination for future investments followed by Indonesia (No.2) and China (No.3). 

  • In October 2014, the number of Japanese companies in India had reached 1209, which is 13% higher over the same period last year with a CAGR of 13.67% (for the last five years (2010 to 2014). 
  • Some Japanese companies are seriously contemplating their future investment plans in India amounting to about Rs. 75,000 crores (approx. 12 billion dollar) in next 2-3 years. 
  • During the period June 2014 to September 2014, FDI inflow from Japan amounted to 618 million dollar against 273 million dollar for the corresponding period in 2013. 
  • FDI inflow of 103.14 million dollar took place in October 2014. 
  • The Government has set up Japan Plus, a special management team, to facilitate Japanese investors.
  • The team is actively interacting with Japanese companies and handholding them through various approval processes, as and when required. 
  • One of the mandates of Japan Plus is to help develop Japanese Integrated Industrial Parks.


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