Govt efforts to attract FDI paying off: Arun Jaitley

The Finance Minister's comment came after a report said that India, with USD 31 billion of foreign capital inflows, has surpassed China and the US to take the pole position in attracting largest FDI in the first half of 2015.

India emerges as top FDI destination, displaces China and US
India emerges as top FDI destination, displaces China and US

With USD 31 billion of foreign capital inflows, India has surpassed China and the US to take the pole position in attracting largest FDI in the first half of 2015, a report said Tuesday.

FDI inflows rose in 2014-15 from 3 countries visited by Modi

FDI inflows increased in 2014-15 from three countries out of four major investing nations visited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last fiscal with Australia showing a decline, government said Thursday.

Single-brand retail a non-starter, only Rs 700 cr FDI in 9 yrs

India has received lukewarm response in the single-brand retail segment, getting only USD 135 million (about Rs 700 crore) of foreign direct investment in about nine years.

FDI dips 40% in March to $ 2.11 bn; lowest in four months

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India declined by 40 percent year-on-year to USD 2.11 billion in March 2015, the lowest in the last four months of 2014-15 fiscal.

$34.9 bn FDI inflows to India in FY 2015: Nomura

According to the report, the FY 2015 inflows are 1.7 percent of GDP, up from 1.1 percent in the previous year.

FDI inflows in manufacturing rose by 45%, says govt

FDI inflows in the manufacturing sector rose by almost 45 per cent between October last year and this February, compared to the same period in the previous financial year, government said today.

FDI doubles to $4.48 billion in January, highest in 29 months

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India more than doubled to USD 4.48 billion in January, the highest inflow in last 29 months.

FDI in November dips 6% to $1.53 bn

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India declined by over 6 percent year-on-year in November 2014 to USD 1.53 billion.

Govt aligns FDI policy with national industrialisation code

With a view to improve the ease of doing business, the government has aligned the foreign direct investment policy with the upgraded National Industrial Classification (NIC) Code.

FDI equity inflows rise 24% in Jan-Sep period

The Ministry also said total FDI into India, since April 2000 and September 2014, including equity inflows, reinvested earnings and other capital, stood at USD 345.29 billion.

Nomura upbeat on India, sees FY15 GDP growth at 5.5%

India is heading towards growth with macroeconomic stability and its economy is likely to expand at 5.5 percent in the current fiscal, Japanese brokerage firm Nomura said Friday.

FDI dips to $1.27 bn in Aug, lowest in 8 months

In August 2013, the country had received FDI worth USD 1.40 billion. Last time in December 2013, FDI into India was USD 1.10 billion.

Net FDI inflows on track to top $30 bn this fiscal: Nomura

According to the Japanese brokerage firm, net FDI inflows is on track to top USD 30 billion and this would reduce India's external sector vulnerability.

'Brand India' has taken a hit in past 2-3 years: Martin Sorrell

Renowned British ad-man Martin Sorrell, the owner of WPP Group that controls over 40 percent of the domestic ad market, Tuesday said 'Brand India' has suffered due to events of the past 2-3 years, and stressed on the need to correct the blurred image.

India got Rs 1.39 lakh cr in FDI from ASEAN in last 14 years

India received a total of Rs 10.75 lakh crore in Foreign Direct Investment in the last 14 years out of which 1.39 lakh crore came from 10-nation ASEAN grouping, considered one of the world's fastest growing regions.

India slips to 4th place in UNCTAD's FDI destination ranking

China has retained its top position as the world's most attractive investment destination followed by the US and Indonesia at second and third place.

FDI in services sector drops 61% during April-January

Industry experts say foreign investment may increase after the formation of the new government, which is expected in May.

India's FDI inflows unchanged at $1.1 billion in December

For the April-December period, foreign investment inflows dipped 2 percent to USD 16.56 billion from USD 16.94 billion during the corresponding period of the previous year, it said.

FDI in services sector drops 62% during Apr-Oct 2013

According to industry experts, foreign investors are waiting for the new government.