Six months on, scant interest in 100% FDI as IKEA voices concerns to Indian government

WTR has previously reported on the decision of the Indian government to raise the limit on foreign direct investment (FDI) in single-brand retail to 100%, under which any foreign brand looking to take advantage of the new rules must source at least 30% of goods from local SMEs. Six months on, issues have been raised by trademark owners - not least the difficulties of quality control and monitoring mark usage by local partner companies.

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