Funding for overseas direct investment can be made by one or more of the following sources:
i. Drawal of foreign exchange from an AD bank in India.
ii. Swap of shares (refers to the acquisition of the shares of an overseas JV / WOS by way of exchange of the shares of the Indian party).
iii. Capitalization of exports and other dues and entitlements.
iv. Proceeds of External Commercial Borrowings / Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds.
v. In exchange of ADRs / GDRs issued in accordance with the Scheme for issue of Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds and Ordinary Shares (Through Depository Receipt Mechanism) Scheme, 1993 and the guidelines issued by Government of India in the matter.
vi. Balances held in Exchange Earners Foreign Currency account of the Indian Party maintained with an Authorized Dealer.
vii. Proceeds of foreign currency funds raised through ADR / GDR issues