DPIIT set to take up e-commerce FDI policy with e-tailers on Thursday

The Union government on Thursday will meet executives from over a dozen companies, including Amazon and Flipkart, to address the facets of the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy on e-commerce.   The meeting comes amid several complaints from traders accusing global e-commerce giants of circumventing local laws. Any revision or clarification in foreign investment rules could result in tighter norms for these e-tailers.   “Press Note 2 issued by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) in December 2018 will be discussed threadbare. Officials (fr.....

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