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Dashboard on 'Flow of Foreign Direct Investments from top 50 countries into India 2015-21'

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FDI Policy

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 the 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 bn (provisional figure) during the 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- March 2021) are $763.57 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 FY2020-21, FDI inflows to India amounted to $81.72 bn, registering a growth of 10% over the last year. This is the highest ever for a fiscal year. The FDI equity inflow grew to $59.64 bn, a growth of 19% over last year.