India has attracted highest ever total FDI inflow of US$ 81.72 billion during the financial year 2020-21 and it is 10% higher as compared to the last financial year 2019-20 (US$ 74.39 billion).
FDI equity inflow grew by 19% in the FY 2020-21 (US$ 59.64 billion) compared to the previous year FY 2019-20 (US$ 49.98 billion).
In terms of top investor countries, 'Singapore' is at the apex with 29%, followed by the U.S.A (23%) and Mauritius (9%) for the FY 2020-21.
Computer Software & Hardware' has emerged as the top sector during F.Y. 2020-21 with around 44% share of the total FDI Equity inflow followed by Construction (Infrastructure) Activities (13%) and Services Sector (8%) respectively.
Gujarat is the top recipient state during the F.Y. 2020-21 with 37% share of the total FDI Equity inflows followed by Maharashtra (27%) and Karnataka (13%).
227% and 44% increase recorded in FDI equity inflow from the USA & the UK respectively, during the FY 2020-21 compared to FY 2019-20.
- Shivani Sharma
- Graphics by Pragati Srivastava