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Allowing FDI in retail: The pros and cons

Monica Dutta | September 2015

The debate on opening India’s retail sector to foreign investments is a decade old, and has now extended to e-tailing. 
Government regulations allow 100 per cent FDI in the B2B segment for, both, retail and e-commerce. For B2C, these figures
are 100 per cent and up to 51 per cent FDI for single brand and multi-brand retail respectively. But e-tail is not open to FDI yet. 

This article examines the opportunities and obstacles in allowing FDI in e-tail.