India has attracted total FDI inflow of USD 72.12 billion during April 2020 to January, 2021. It is the highest ever for the first ten months of a financial year and 15 per cent higher compared to the first ten months of 2019-20.
Measures taken by the government on FDI policy reforms, investment facilitation and ease of doing business have resulted in increased FDI inflows.
FDI equity inflow grew by 28 per cent in the first ten months of 2020-21 compared to the year ago period. Singapore is the top investor country with 30.28 per cent of the total FDI Equity inflow followed by the US and UAE for the first ten months of 2020-21.
Japan has been leading the list of investor countries with 29.09 per cent of the total FDI Equity inflows during January this year followed by Singapore and the US.
Computer Software and Hardware has emerged as the top sector during the first ten months of 2020-21.