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Total Foreign Direct Investment Equity Inflows from 2000-01 to 2016-17

August 4, 2017

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.

Total FDI Equity inflow in India from various sectors was USD 2378.68 million in 2000-01, USD 4027.69 million in 2001-02, USD 2704.34 million in 2002-03, USD 2187.85 million in 2003-04, USD 3218.69 million in 2004-05, USD 5539.72 million in 2005-06, USD 12491.77 million in 2006-07, USD 24575.43 million in 2007-08, USD 31395.97 million in 2008-09, USD 25834.41 million in 2009-10, USD 21383.05 million in 2010-11, USD 35120.8 million in 201-12, USD 22423.58 million in 2012-13, USD 24299.33 million in 2010-14, USD 30930.5 million in 2014-15, USD 40000.98 million in 2015-16 and USD 43478.27 million in 2016-17, respectively.

There was a decline in growth of total FDI Equity Inflow of -36.15% during 2012-13 over 2011-12 in India. There was a growth of total FDI Equity Inflow of 8.37% during 2013-14 over 2012-13 in India. There was a growth of total FDI Equity Inflow of 27.29% during 2014-15 over 2013-14 in India. There was a growth of total FDI Equity Inflow of 29.33% during 2015-16 over 2014-15 in India. There was a growth of total FDI Equity Inflow of 8.69% during 2016-17 over 2015-16 in India.

Note: Amount in USD million.

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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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