Singapore Current Affairs - 2020

Inclusive Internet Index 2019

The Inclusive Internet Index 2019 was prepared by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) for Facebook. The ‘Inclusive Internet’ score was based on the scores of availability, affordability, relevance and readiness categories. The 2019 Index evaluated 100 countries, representing 94 per cent of the world’s population and 96 per cent of global GDP. Findings of the Read More…

FDI inflows to India during April-December 2018

The data released from the Ministry of Commerce and Industries shows that the FDI inflows to India contracted by 7 per cent to USD 33.49 billion during April-December in the financial year 2018-19. Key Facts about FDI inflow to India The FDI inflow during April-December 2018-19 at USD 33.49 was 7 per cent lower than Read More…

International IP Index 2019: Key Facts

The U.S. Chamber Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) has released the International IP Index 2019. The Index aims to create a roadmap for countries that aspire to foster economic growth and global competitiveness through stronger IP. The Index benchmarks the IP framework in 50 global economies. The index evaluates the IP infrastructure Read More…

Foreign Direct Investment to India

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has released the data related to the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows during April-September 2018-19. The important aspects from this data: The Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India was declined by 11 per cent to USD 22.66 billion during April-September period of 2018-19. The FDI inflows during April-September 2017-18 Read More…

FDI to India since 2014

The Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in the interim budget 2019 stated that India has received massive foreign direct investment worth USD 239 billion in the last five years. FDI: From Where to Where? The Union Finance Minister attributed this increased FDI inflow to a stable and predictable regulatory regime, growing economy, strong fundamentals and Read More…