FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
1New India: The trendsetter
Since the launch of Make in India, FDI in India has followed an extremely positive trend. FDI Equity Inflows witnessed a growth of 63% while FDI Inflow hit the 55% mark (Over the corresponding period previous to it). FDI inflow from April 2014 to December 2017 (USD 208.99 billion) is 39.24% of the overall FDI received in the country since April 2000 (USD 532.552 billion). For the first time, India crossed the USD 50 Billion mark in FY 2015 - 16 with USD 55.45 Billion in FDI, due to the investment friendly policies and opening up of FDI allowance in various sectors. The highest FDI inflow of USD 60.8 Billion in 2016 - 17, was also witnessed during this period.
2Auto and Auto Components: The trailblazer
Likewise, the Auto and Auto Components sector witnessed a 77% growth in FDI equity inflows during April 2014 - March 2017 as compared to April 2011 - March 2014. FDI equity inflows have increased by 10% in the first three quarters of the Financial Year 2017 - 18 (till December 2017) when compared to the same period in FY 2016 - 17.
3Electrical Machinery: Sparking a revolution
The Electrical Machinery sector was witness to an incredible 242% growth in FDI equity inflows during April 2014 - March 2017 as compared to April 2011 - March 2014.
4Textiles: Weaving a new success story
In Textiles, a 124% growth was recorded in FDI equity inflows during April 2014 - March 2017 as compared to April 2011- March 2014. What’s more, FDI equity inflows have also increased by 14% over the first three quarters of the Financial Year 2017 - 18 (till December 2017).