• 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, Bengaluru
  • 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, Bengaluru
  • A Coffee Table publication titled, "20 Mission Drive Social Impact Innovations" produced by Economic Diplomacy Division was released by the Hon'ble Prime Minister
  • Hon'ble Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi felicitating the 20 innovators selected through the MEA-NITI Aayog National Social Innovation Contest.
  • Global Technology Summit 2016 Click here for details
  • Global Technology Summit 2016 Click here for details
  • Ministry of External Affairs organises India-Latin Americas and the Caribbean (LAC) Conclave in Guadalajara, Mexico to enhance economic cooperation between India and LAC countries.
  • Ministry of External Affairs organises India-Latin Americas and the Caribbean (LAC) Conclave in Guadalajara, Mexico to enhance economic cooperation between India and LAC countries.
  • Global Technology Summit 2016 Click here for details
  • National Contest on Social Innovation, Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2017
  • The Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance was opened for signing on 15 November 2016. On the first day of its opening 16 countries have signed the framework agreement. More countries are expected to sign the framework agreement in the coming days.
  • MEA - ED and BM Divisions along with Cll organized the India- Myanmar Business Roundtable on 19 October 2016 in New Delhi
  • ED Division continues MEAs engagement with Africa by sponsoring the India Africa Health Sciences Meet in New Delhi
  • 18 member multi-sector delegation from Nanjing, China interacting with Shri Nagaraj Naidu, Director & HOD, ED on 16 August 2016
  • Hon'ble Minister for External Affairs chaired Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas Panel-6 on "Edu, S&T & Innovation" on 30 July 2016. The Panel discussed tech solutions for societal problems, edu for tomorrow and Start Ups.
  • Hon'ble Prime Minister inaugurated investment guides for Indian investors who wants to do business with Kenya and Mozambique during his recent tri-nation visit to Africa. The publication was brought by ED Division with support from Indian Missions in Kenya and Mozambique.
  • Indian dignitaries at the inauguration of India pavilion at INNOPROM exhibition in Yekaterinburg Russia
  • ED Division facilitated visit of a Chinese delegation led by Mr Wang Hao, Mayor of Chaoyang district of Beijing Municipality and arranged meetings with officials of Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon and FICCI on 21 June 2016. (Press Release)
  • ED Division facilitates meeting of CEO of the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation Mr Gordon Fyfe and Team with Hon'ble Transport Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari and CEO NITI Aayog Shri Amitabh Kant on 16 June 2016
  • ED Division facilitates meeting of CEO of the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation Mr Gordon Fyfe and Team with Hon'ble Minister of Finance, Shri Arun Jaitley and CEO NITI Aayog Shri Amitabh Kant on 16 June 2016
  • Inter-Ministerial Meeting on Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Sector in Africa
  • BRICS India 2016
  • Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister of Food Processing & Industry briefing representatives of foreign Embassies on opportunities in food processing sector in India in a meeting facilitated by ED Division on 17 March 2016 at Panchsheel Bhawan, New Delhi.
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Studies & Surveys


February 2017

Developing a startup ecosystem: Lessons from the UK

Karnataka strengthens investment climate

A well-balanced budget

For India Inc, a soothing balm

Welfare gets its due in growth drive

January 2017

Leveraging the FinTech Opportunities in India

Nurture farm sector for inclusive growth

Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) for Civil Aviation: Roadmap for sustainable operations

Monetise PSU assets, build infra

FICCI Economic Outlook Survey: January 2017

Budget must remove Make in India hurdles

Business Confidence Survey: January 2017

A four-point agenda to fast-track growth

December 2016

Creative arts in India: Theater, dance and crafts industry

Economy of Jobs

Compendium of Best Practices: Recognising excellence in water management and conservation

Opportunity in Smart Cities of Maharashtra

India and Europe 29: Partnering for Transforming Economic Relations

Real Estate Sentiment Index Report- Q2 2016

November 2016

Whitepaper Summary: Skill Development for Industry 4.0

Business Confidence Survey: Ocotober 2016

October 2016

Intra-BRICS Trade: An Indian Perspective

Sustainable Investment Opportunities in Africa: Prospects for BRICS

PwC’s Global Economic Crime Survey 2016: India edition

FICCI-IMS Knowledge Paper on Medical value travel in India

Direct Selling: Karnataka - Global Industry Empowering Millions

September 2016

Improving Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: A Review of Union and State Initiatives in India

Migration in the SDG Agenda : Report

FICCI-PwC Report Smart Border Management - An Indian Perspective

A Road Map to GST

August 2016

Nursing reforms - Paradigm shift for a bright future

FICCI Quarterly Survey on Indian Manufacturing Sector

Productivity in Indian Banking 2016 - Digital and Beyond: New Horizons in Indian Banking

GST: A high standard rate would impact prices and hamper acceptance

July 2016

A new trajectory for Indian textiles
Indian Economy Too Robust, Resilient to be Affected by Exit of Any Individual
FICCI-YES BANK Knowledge paper on 'Investment in Tourism Infrastructure Unleashing the Growth Potential'
"INDIA-SPAIN: Synergizing Economic Complementarity" a Working Paper
E-Pharmacy in India: Last Mile Access to Medicines
Next Generation Indian Agriculture - Role of Crop Protection Solutions

June 2016

Direct Selling: Delhi - A Global Industry, Empowering Millions

May 2016

Property matters - The national IPR policy is well-timed
FICCI-MRSS report: India Inbound MICE Tourism - Trends and Opportunities

April 2016

FICCI-E&Y Report: Role of Corporates in road safety

March 2016

Model BIT
Consolidated Interpretive Statement on existing BITs
India-Africa Trade Relations: The Way Ahead
There is something in it for you and me in this Budget
FICCI KPMG - Indian Media and Entertainment Industry Report 2016
A transformative document
Steps that strike the right chord

February 2016

Bridge over troubled waters: What industry expects from this year's budget
Budget can reset growth
Unlocking India's business potential

January 2016

The Changing Face of Indian Insurance
Creating a shared and sustainable world economy

March 2015

Feasibility Study of Starch Manufacturing Industry
Smart Manufacturing: Leveraging Technologies for Greater Productivity
Digital India: Unleashing Prosperity
Report on ‘Mega Trends in the Indian Logistics Sector for 2015-16’
Andaman & Nicobar Islands: Growth Opportunities
India Manufacturing Barometer 2014 Turning the corner
Investment Opportunities Under India's Mega Plans: Knowledge Paper

Feb 2014

The Rise and Rise of e-Commerce in India

The Indian Infrastructure Sector: Investments, Growth and Prospects

India's Hi Tech Exports Potential Markets & Key Policy Interventions

Success Stories of International Corporate Entities in India - A Macro Perspective

Success of International Corporate Entities - Asia Pacific

Blueprint for the Future Ready Supply Chain

Accelerating Economic Engagement Between India and Nordic Region

Trade & Investment Relations between India and Central Europe: A Study of Opportunities

Business of Sports: Shaping a Successful Innings for the Indian Sports Industry

Jan 2014

The Indian Banking Sector: Recent Developments, Growth and Prospects

FICCI's Business Confidence Survey: January 2014

Engineering Industry in Punjab: Making the Big Leap Forward 2012

Dec 2013

Business Outlook Survey

Nov 2013

FICCI Quarterly Survey on Indian Manufacturing Sector

Oct 2013

Potential For Enhancing India's Trade With France: A Brief Analysis

India’s Trade and Investment Relations with Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Vietnam (CLMV): Enhancing Economic Cooperation.

Sept 2013

India's Trade and Investment Relations with Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Vietnam (CLMV): Enhancing Economic Cooperation.

Report of the Committee for Reforming the Regulatory Environment for Doing Business in India (As submitted to the Ministry on 2nd September 2013)

Vehicle Report: ICRA: The domestic 2W industry volumes to remain flat in 2013-14

Vehicle Report: SIAM - Summary report for the month of May 2013

Survey and Other Reprots: 83rd Business Outlook Survey (April-june 2013)

Survey and Other Reprots: 2013 India Digital Future in Focus

Chemical Report: Market Research 2012 Chemical Imports to Croatia

Garment Report: Market Research 2012 Garment Imports to Croatia

Leather and Footwear Report: Market Research 2012 Leather & Footwear Imports to Croatia

Pharmaceutical Report: Market Research 2012 Pharmaceutical Imports to Croatia

Textile Report: Market Research 2012 Textile Imports to Croatia

Vehicle Report: Market Research 2012 Vehicle Imports to Croatia

Real Estate: CII - JLL Report on Real Estate Sector

FICCI‘s Business Confidence Survey: Q3 FY13A FICCI Study

FICCI Economic Outlook Survey: Q4 FY13A FICCI Study

FICCI-HSBC Knowledge Initiative Report on 'Sustainable Agriculture Water Management'A FICCI-HSBC Study

Indian aviation: Spreading its wingsA-FICCI-PWC Study

A report on Construction Chemicals A FICCI-Tata Strategic Management Group Report

Synergy for energy:Developing a robust natural gas market in India A report by Ernst and Young

Film industry in India: New horizonsA study by Ernst & Young and LA India Film Council

Right to education: role of the private sectorA report by Ernst and Young

Monetary Policy Statement 2012-13 Reserve bank of India

Re-igniting India's Quest for Manufacturing LeadershipA Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) - Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Survey

Business Outlook Survey (October - December 2012) A CII Survey

Capital Goods in India: A Call for ActionA CII-BCG report

FICCI Survey on Labour / Skill Shortage for IndustryA FICCI Survey

Institutional Investors: Driving Force for Good GovernanceA CII – Institutional Investor Advisory Services Survey

Current Economic Scenario in Europe and its Impact on Indian IndustryA FICCI Survey

Emerging Trends in HealthcareA KPMG - ASSOCHAM study




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