SRI LANKA > Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Expands to Colombo, Sri Lanka

bank-of-tokyo-mitsubishi-ufj-squarelogo Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Expands to Colombo, Sri Lanka In January of this year (2016), The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (BTMU), the commercial arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) started its operation at the BTMU Colombo Representative Office. This is the first time a Japanese bank has started operations in Sri Lanka. According to the CEO of BTMU More …

SRI LANKA > London Stock Exchange Group to Setup Operations in Srilanka

LSE-sall London Stock Exchange Group to Setup Operations in Sri lanka According to “Invest Sri Lanka”, the Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka signed an agreement with London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to setup its global business service arm in Sri Lanka. LSEG will be creating a new facility in the “Tripoli Market” district of Colombo. As a result of More …

BANGLADESH > Record Net FDI in Bangladesh in FY 2015-16. Amount touches US$ 2 Billion

bangladesh_0 Record Net FDI in Bangladesh in FY 2015-16. Amount touches US$ 2 Billion for the first time According to the latest statistics reported by the Bangladesh Bank, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) touched US$ 2 Billion mark in the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 for the first time. Fiscal year in Bangladesh runs between July to June. The figure US$ 2.001 Billion is More …

BANGLADESH > 10 Global Companies Contribute Almost Half of Bangladesh’s Inbound FDI in 1st Qtr 2016

dhaka 10 Global Companies Contribute Almost Half of Bangladesh’s Inbound FDI in 1st Qtr. 2016 According to Bangladesh Bank, the 10 companies that contributed to US$ 199 Million inbound investment in Bangladesh are: 1) Chevron (Gas & Petroleum) US$ 42.76 Million 2) Gramophone (Telecommunication) US$ 39.88 Million 3) YKK Bangladesh (Manufacturing) US$ 25.48 Million 4) Standard Chartered Bank (Financial Services) US$ More …

INDIA > Government’s Policy Reform Lead to Significant Increase in Inbound FDI in India, Poised for Further Growth

FDI-India Government’s policy reform lead to significant increase in inbound FDI in India   Over the last two years, the government of India has relaxed its foreign direct investment (FDI) policy and requirement, positively impacting around two dozen sectors including defence, food processing, civil aviation, pharmaceuticals and private security agencies. Coinciding with the “Make in India” campaign to promote manufacturing, design More …

NEPAL > Inbound FDI commitment to Nepal dwindled in 2015-16. China led the pledged amount.

FDI July 28, 2016 – Department of Industry (DOI) Nepal, the organization that registers companies in Nepal, reported that China led foreign direct investment (FDI) commitments for the fiscal year 2015-16. China’s commitment stood at US $57 Million (6.21 Billion Nepalese Rupees) against the total FDI commitment of US $140 Million (15.13 Billion Nepalese Rupees). China’s commitment was followed by Britain More …

NEPAL > Panel endorses PPA in dollar terms

PPA Sourced from the article by Bibek Subedi from Kathmandu Post: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2016-07-13/panel-endorses-ppa-in-dollar-terms.html   Jul 13, 2016- A sub-committee under the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee has endorsed the government’s plan to sign Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in US dollar terms with hydropower developers for a certain period, but raised question over some of such deals already signed. In its report, the sub-committee formed to More …

NEPAL > IPO Analysis of Dibyashwari Hydropower Limited

Dibyashwari1 Dibyashwari Hydropower Limited is the next hydropower company that is going to be listed in Nepal Stock Exchange. Here is my sincere opinion regarding the Company, its project and speculated share price when listed in Nepal Stock Exchange. 1) PROJECT BACKGROUND Dibyashwari Hydropower Limited is constructing 4 MW hydropower project at Sabha Khola in Dhupu VDC, Sankhuwasabha. The Required Commercial More …