Dashboard on 'Flow of Foreign Direct Investments from top 50 countries into India 2014-20'



The investment climate in India has improved considerably since the opening up of the economy in 1991.

This is largely attributed to ease in FDI norms across sectors of the economy. India, today is a part of top 100 club on Ease of Doing Business (EoDB). FDI inflows in India stood at $45.15 bn in 2014-15 and have consistently increased since then. Moreover, total FDI inflow grew by 66%, i.e. from $231.37 bn in 2008-14 to $384.45 bn in 2014-20 and FDI equity inflow also increased by 57% from $160.46 bn during 2008-14 to $273.88 bn (2014-20).

  • FDI inflows in India increased to $55.56 bn in 2015-16, $60.22 bn in 2016-17, $60.97 bn in 2017-18 and the country registered its highest ever FDI inflow of $62.00 bn (provisional figure) during the last Financial Year 2018-19. Moreover, India has attracted more than $74 bn investments across sectors during 2019-20.
  • Total FDI inflows in the country in the last 20 years (April 2000- June 2020) are $693.3 bn while the total FDI inflows received in the last 5 years (April 2014- September 2019) was $319 bn which amounts to nearly 50% of total FDI inflow in last 20 years.
  • During FY 2020-21, total FDI inflow of $35.73 bn is received which is the highest ever for the first five months of a financial year and 13% higher as compared to the first five months of 2019-20 ($31.60 bn) and FDI equity inflow received during FY 2020-21 is $27.10 bn which is also the highest ever for first 5 months of a financial year and 16% more compared to first five months of 2019-20 ($23.35 bn).
  • During the first 9 months of FY2020-21, FDI inflows to India amounted to $67.54 bn, registering a growth of 22% over the same period last year. This is the highest ever for the first 9 months of a fiscal year. The FDI equity inflow grew to $51.47 bn, a growth of 40% over last year.

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