The Centre has taken cognisance of varied complaints made by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) for blatant violation of FDI Policy and Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) by these corporations
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The Department for Promotion of Investments and Internal Trade (DPIIT), which falls below the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has written to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) asking them to take needed motion in opposition to Amazon and Walmart-owned-Flipkart.
The Centre has taken cognisance of varied complaints made by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) for blatant violation of FDI Policy and Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) by these corporations.
In a letter dated 22 December, the DPIIT has requested the ED and the RBI to have a look at CAIT’s complaints alleging that Amazon and Flipkart had violated Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) guidelines and overseas direct funding (FDI) coverage by adopting unlawful structuring/investments and practices, studies The Hindu.
According to a press launch issued by CAIT on Thursday, the Centre has additionally forwarded 4 complaints of CAIT, together with violation of FDI coverage within the deal between Flipkart and Aditya Birla Group, violation of FDI coverage associated to FDI in manufacturing which is getting used for multi-brand retailing by varied e-commerce corporations, violation of FEMA and its guidelines by Amazon, and FEMA and FDI coverage by Amazon and Flipkart and exploitation of loopholes by them.
CAIT Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal stated that each one efforts might be made in 2021 to scrub up the e-commerce panorama of India. The concept is to finish an period of manipulations, malpractices and exploitation, the discharge stated. “CAIT will promote and encourage traders across the country to adopt digital commerce and digital payments as new instruments to widen business in India,” the discharge learn.
CAIT has additionally introduced that merchants throughout the nation will observe 2021 as “Bhartiya Vyapaar Samman Varsh” below the aegis of CAIT. “All efforts will be made to clean the e-commerce landscape of India and an era of manipulations, mal-practices and exploitation will come to end as CAIT will promote and encourage traders across the country to adopt digital commerce and digital payments as new instruments to widen the net of business in India.”
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