10 months in, confusion over the China FDI ban persists

News has been doing the rounds that ties between India and China have either already improved or are in the process of improving. Early last week, the government of India said that it had begun granting investment approvals on a case-to-case basis. Last year in April, the government had summarily banned all foreign direct investment, or FDI, from China after border tensions escalated between the two countries. From The Times of India:

“The sources made it clear that the large proposals would be taken up later after a careful analysis of the situation. To help smoothen the process, the …


Ashish K. Mishra

Ashish is the editor-in-chief of The Morning Context. One of the best-known business feature writers in India, he was selected for Germany’s Robert Bosch Stiftung Fellowship in 2012 and received the Mumbai Press Club RedInk certificate of recognition in 2015 for his story “Inside the Network 18 takeover”. Before joining The Morning Context, Ashish co-founded The Ken, where he was managing editor. His previous writing stints include Mint, Forbes India and The Economic Times.