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A Study of FDI in Service Sector of India


  • Dr. Dinesh Kumar

    () (Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, C. C. S. University, Meerut)


In recent years, Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) have been playing an increasing role of enhancing the global competitiveness of firms of developing economies by providing access to strategic assets, technology, skills, natural resources and markets apart from enhancing south- south cooperation. The first decade of this century has also witnessed a number of emerging markets FDI is the key contributor for the enhancement of the industrial production, efficiency and productivity not only in developing countries but developed countries also. In India, it has been used as the vital tool for the upgradation of technological knowledge, competitiveness, know- how and managerial skills. The present paper is an attempt to analyze the significance of FDI in services sector in India after 1991.

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  • Dr. Dinesh Kumar, 2012. "A Study of FDI in Service Sector of India," Journal of Commerce and Trade, Society for Advanced Management Studies, vol. 7(1), pages 18-22, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:jct:journl:v:7:y:2012:i:1:p:18-22

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    Service Sector; Employment Service; Indian Economy; FDI;

    JEL classification:

    • O14 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Industrialization; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Choice of Technology
    • O19 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - International Linkages to Development; Role of International Organizations
    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
    • L80 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - General


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