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Indian Investments Abroad

The Tata-Corus and Videocon-Daewoo deals are the most recent and largest of Indian investments and acquisitions abroad, but the trend has been in evidence since the early 2000s. There are domestic reasons and international factors propelling Indian outward flows; and industry specific factors have also contributed to the trend. Success, however, is not guaranteed.

What Explains the Boom?

T he year 2006 will probably end on a unique note, with private capital outflow from India exceeding inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI). According to Dealogic, a consultancy firm tracing cross-border investments, in the first nine months of 2006, investment outflow from India was estimated to be $7.2 billion, up from $4.2 last year (Financial Times, October 3, 2006).

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