Reasons to Invest

The Indian e-retail market is primed to reach nearly 300 - 350 million shoppers over the next five years, propelling the online gross merchandise value to $100 - 120 bn by 2025
The penetration of retail is expected to be 10.7% by 2024, compared to 4.7% in 2019
Three out of every five orders are from tier-2 and smaller towns, a target audience of nearly 200 million online shoppers by 2025

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FDI Norms

100% FDI allowed under automatic route in B2B E-commerce and in marketplace model of e-commerce. 100% FDI under Government approval route for E-Commerce by Food Retail Companies, provided products retailed are manufactured and/or produced in India.
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FDI Allowed

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E-Commerce of Single Brand Product Retail allowed, provided company establishes physical stores within 2 years from start of online retail.

Government Support

Digital Payments

The Government of India has distributed rewards worth around $23.8 mn to 1 million customers for embracing digital payments

5G Network

Heavy investment made by the Government of India in rolling out fibre network for 5G will help boost Ecommerce in India

Digital India

Aims to create a trillion dollar online economy by 2025 by enabling initiatives such as Bharat Net, Jan-Dhan-Aadhar-Mobile (JAM) trinity, and  Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM)

Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020

Rules delineate roles and responsibilities for marketplace and sellers, and will reinforce competition and efficiency within the Indian e-commerce market

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Proposed Amendments to Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020

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Apr 01, 2021
Modernization of Kirana Stores in India

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FAQ

FAQs

Where can I find labelling requirements for food retail in India?

Depending upon the food category there are additional disclosures required to be made as per FSSAI regulations. Also, the packing material would need to comply with relevant packaged commodity regulations (Legal Metrology Act and rules issued thereunder).

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has published regulations that prescribe packaging and labelling requirements.

For more information, click here.

 

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Where can I find labelling requirements for food retail in India?

Depending upon the food category there are additional disclosures required to be made as per FSSAI regulations. Also, the packing material would need to comply with relevant packaged commodity regulations (Legal Metrology Act and rules issued thereunder).

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has published regulations that prescribe packaging and labelling requirements.

For more information, click here.

 

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