According to the Britain Meets India report, developed by CII and Grant Thornton Bharat, FDI influx from the UK to India for a specific yr elevated from $898 million in 2015-16 to $1,422 million in 2019-20.
Sandeep Chakravorty, Joint Secretary (Western Europe), Ministry of External Affairs, stated, “Besides a free trade agreement, mobility and an interim trade deal, we are working on a 10-year 360 degree roadmap to strengthen our relationship with the UK. Going forward, we see investments in India’s clean energy sector coming from the UK.”
Pallavi Joshi Bakhru, Partner and India-UK Corridor Leader, Grant Thornton Bharat LLP stated, “Our research identified 572 UK companies in India with a combined turnover of around Rs 3,390 billion, tax payment of around Rs 173 billion and employing 416,121 people directly. This reflects the important contribution made by the UK companies to the Indian economy as a key ally in India’s growth story.”
The record of ‘quickest rising UK corporations in India’ contains Dyson Technology, Aviva Life Insurance, Diageo Business Services, RMD Kwikform and FMC Technologies, amongst others, says the report.
The record of ‘high 20 UK corporations by income’ contains Vedanta, Vodafone, Hindustan Unilever, United Spirits India, and many others. Also, G4S Group, Vedanta Resources and HSBC Holdings characteristic in ‘high UK employers in India’.
Among the states, Maharashtra tops because the main funding vacation spot for UK corporations adopted by Haryana, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Karnataka. Moreover, industrial and enterprise companies are high sectors being eyed by UK corporations.
Gaitri Issar Kumar, High Commissioner of India to UK, stated, “The governments of both India and the UK are committed to an enhanced trade partnership. We are developing a roadmap to a free trade agreement with an ambitious target of 100 billion pounds by 2030.”
Alex Ellis CMG, High Commissioner of UK to India, famous, “Both India and the UK must think about coming together to create a global impact. Both the economies will have to create a lot of jobs in the next decade and build back in a more sustainable way.”
For the needs of this report, CII and GT Bharat recognized 572 corporations included in India which might be owned or managed, straight or not directly from the UK.
Additional benchmarks have been an annual turnover of greater than Rs 500 million, y-o-y income progress of no less than 10 per cent and a minimal two-year observe file of filings with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in India.