Feb FDI grows around 12%

 

The FDI equity inflows for the month of Feb 2014 are estimated at around US$ 2.01 bn as against about US$ 1.80 bn in Feb 2013, posting a growth (Y-o-Y) of 12%. The growth in FDI equity inflows stands at around 1.5% in Jan, 0.1% in Dec 2013, 55% in Nov 2013, (-) 37.7% in Oct 2013 and (-) 12% in Sep 2013.

 

       Trend in growth of FDI equity inflows over the months                                                                          (in %)      

 Source: PHD Research Bureau compiled from Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion.

 

The total FDI equity inflows, in the period April-Feb 2013-14 are estimated at around US$ 20.8 bn; representing negative growth of around (-)0.6% over the FDI equity inflows of about US$ 20.9 bn for the corresponding period last year.

 

Recent trend in FDI equity inflows (FY 2014)

Financial Year 2013- 2014 (April-March)

Amount of FDI equity inflows

(In Rs. Crore)

(In US$ mn)

1

Apr-13

12,623

2,322

2

May-13

8,974

1,631

3

Jun-13

8,432

1,444

4

Jul-13

9,903

1,657

5

Aug-13

8,899

1,408

6

Sep-13

26,351

4,132

7

Oct-13

7,556

1,226

8

Nov-13

10,257

1,638

9

Dec-13

6,819

1,101

10

Jan- 14

13,589

2,189

11

Feb-14

12557

2017

 

2013-14 (from April-Feb2014)

125960

20766

2012-13 (from April-Feb 2013)

113610

20899

%age growth over last year

11%

(-) 0.6%

Source: PHD Research Bureau compiled from Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion.

 

Mauritius tops the chart as an investing country, with the top investing sectors being the services sector (includes financial, banking, insurance, non-financial / business, outsourcing, R&D, courier, tech. testing and analysis). Also, Mumbai and New Delhi are observed to be the cities attracting the highest FDI equity inflows.

 

Service sector and construction development constitute the highest share in attracting FDI equity inflows during April 2000 – February 2014 of around 18% and 11%, respectively. Telecommunications and Computer software & hardware posted share of 6% and drugs & pharmaceuticals constitute about 5% during the same period. Chemicals (other than fertilizers), Automobile Industry, Power and Metallurgical Industries constitute share of about 4% in FDI equity inflows and Hotel and tourism constitute share of about 3% during the same period.

 

Sector wise contribution in FDI equity inflows                     

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