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FDI Equity Inflows in Metallurgical Industries from 2000-01 to 2016-17

September 26, 2017 Author : OGD PMU Team

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is an investment made by an organization/entity in one country in an industrial/business activity in another country. FDI can take place in the form of establishing new business operations from scratch or acquiring existing business assets in the other country. FDI includes mergers and acquisitions, building new facilities, expansion of existing production capacity, etc. FDI usually involves control/participation in management, joint-venture, management expertise and technology transfer. It excludes investment through purchase of securities or portfolio foreign investment, a passive investment in the securities of another country e.g. shares and bonds.

There was a lot of volatility in the annual FDI inflows in Metallurgical Industries during the period 2000-01 to 2016-17. We have seen a growth of 215.61% in FDI inflows in Metallurgical Industries to $ 1440.18 million during 2016-17 over 2015-16. We have seen a growth of 26.99% in FDI inflows in Metallurgical Industries to $ 456.31 million during 2015-16 over 2014-15. We have seen a decline of -36.69% in FDI inflows in Metallurgical Industries from $ 567.63 million during 2013-14 to $ 359.34 million during 2014-15.

The amount of FDI in Metallurgical Industries was $ 22.69 million in 2000-01. The share of FDI in Metallurgical Industries in total FDI in India was 0.95% in 2000-01. The amount of FDI in Metallurgical Industries was $ 14.14 million in 2001-02. It decreased by $ 8.55 million as compared to 2000-01. In percentage terms, the decrease was -37.68%. The share of FDI in Metallurgical Industries in total FDI in India was 0.35% in 2001-02.

The amount of FDI in Metallurgical Industries was $ 149.13 million in 2005-06. It decreased by $ 51.25 million as compared to 2004-05. In percentage terms, the decrease was -25.58%. The share of FDI in Metallurgical Industries in total FDI in India was 2.69% in 2005-06. The amount of FDI in Metallurgical Industries was $ 1098.14 million in 2010-11. It increased by $ 678.26 million as compared to 2009-10. In percentage terms, the increase was 161.54%. The share of FDI in Metallurgical Industries in total FDI in India was 5.14% in 2010-11.

The maximum annual growth in FDI in Metallurgical Industries of $ 1005.81 million was recorded in the year 2007-08 during the period under consideration. The maximum annual growth in percentage terms in FDI in Metallurgical Industries of 2370.78% was recorded in the year 2004-05 during the period under consideration. The maximum share of FDI in Metallurgical Industries in total FDI in India of 6.54% was recorded in the year 2012-13 during the period under consideration.

Note: Amount in US$ million.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/catalog/foreign-direct-investment-fdi-equity-inflows

Resource Title: Financial Year wise FDI Equity Inflows from 2000-01 to 2016-17

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Source: Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion
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