It has been ranked among the top 10 attractive destinations for inbound investments. The foreign investment in India was at $60.1 billion in 2016-17. With GST and reduced corporate tax rate, India will continue to attract more foreign investors and business to set up their business in India.
Doing business in India is easy
There are different types of entities a foreign company can register in India.
Registering a private Limited company is the most common way to start a business in India with its ease of operations and lower compliance requirement. Private limited company be a wholly owned subsidiary where major shareholding is held by a foreign holding company or it can be owned by individuals. 100% foreign investment is allowed in many sectors under the automatic route, which makes it easy and fast to set up a private limited company in India. Click here to know more
LLP registration in India can be done by foreign companies and by Foreign Individuals. LLP registration in India requires minimum 2 partners and among them at least one of them should be an Indian Resident. LLP can be registered only in sectors where 100% FDI is allowed in the automatic route.Click here to know more
Branch Office / Liaison Office requires government approval prior to setting up business in India. Branch office in India requires that the parent company willing to set up a branch must have a net worth equal to or more than USD 100,000. Another drawback is that branch office should engage in the same business activity in which the parent company is engaged. Liaison office can not undertake business activity, it can only act as a communication office.