India attracts highest ever total FDI inflow of USD 81.72 billion during last financial year

India has attracted the highest ever total foreign direct investment, FDI inflow of USD 81.72 billion during the last financial year. The Commerce and Industry Ministry said, it is 10 per cent higher as compared to 2019-20. FDI equity inflow also grew by 19 per cent in last financial year compared to 2019-20.

In terms of top investor countries, Singapore is at the apex with 29 per cent, followed by the U.S.A 23 per cent and Mauritius nine per cent. The Ministry said, computer software and hardware has emerged as the top sector during last financial year with around 44 per cent share of the total FDI equity inflow followed by infrastructure activities and services Sector. It said, Gujarat is the top recipient state with 37 per cent share of the total FDI Equity inflows followed by Maharashtra 27 per cent and Karnataka 13 per cent.


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