INDIA: FDI retail reform returns but states will have final say

By Dean Best | 14 September 2012

The Indian government has again opened the door to foreign investment in the country's retail sector - but states will have the final say on whether multi-brand outlets backed by overseas capital can open.

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The Indian government has again opened the door to foreign investment in the country's retail sector - but states will have the final say on whether multi-brand outlets backed by overseas capital can open.

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