New Delhi: Sweden's IKEA, the world's largest furniture maker, will invest 600 million euros in the Indian retail market, a trade ministry official said on Friday.
IKEA Chief Executive Mikael Ohlsson met Indian Trade Minister Anand Sharma in St Petersburg, Russia, to discuss the investment. The official said the company had filed an application to start operations in India.
India currently allows 100 per cent foreign direct investment in single-brand retail, but bars foreign investment in supermarket chains.
India currently allows 100 pc FDI in single-brand retail, but bars foreign investment in supermarket chains.