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FDI in retailing and inflation: The case of India

Dasgupta, Nandita

India‘s food price inflation is a major driving factor behind the country‘s overall accelerating inflation. As demonstrated by experiences of other countries, the recent move of the Indian Government to allow FDI in multi-brand retailing is a step in the right direction, transforming the way perishable agricultural produce is acquired, stored, preserved, and marketed -- and thus helping to control India‘s persistent food inflation.


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Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
Columbia FDI Perspectives, 52
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December 7, 2011
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