March 2021 \ News \
UK’s investments in India continue to grow

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Anuj Chande, head of the South Asia Group at Grant Thornton UK LLP, said: “I am delighted that with the launch of this report... we now have a quantitative measurement of the economic contribution of UK companies to India. Together with our India meets Britain tracker report which is in its 7th year we have a comprehensive picture of the bilateral investment footprint.”

The report highlights that Industrial and Business Services are top sectors being eyed by the UK companies. In terms of direction of investment, Maharashtra tops as the leading destination followed by Haryana, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Karnataka.

The list of ‘fastest growing UK companies in India’ includes Dyson Technology, Aviva Life Insurance, Diageo Business Services, RMD Kwikform and FMC Technologies, among others. The list of ‘top 20 UK companies by revenue’ includes Vedanta, Vodafone, Hindustan Unilever, United Spirits India, etc. Also, G4S Group, Vedanta Resources and HSBC Holdings feature in ‘top UK employers in India’.