Government has confirmed that it has recorded total Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow of US$ 72.12 billion during April to January, 2021. It is the highest ever for the first ten months of a financial year and 15 percent higher as compared to the first ten months of 2019-20 (US$ 62.72 billion).
The trends show that the FDI equity inflow grew by 28 percent in the first ten months of F.Y. 2020-21 (US$ 54.18 billion) compared to the year ago period (US$ 42.34 billion). Where Computer Software & Hardware has emerged as the top sector with 45.81 percent of the total FDI Equity inflow followed by Constructions (13.37 percent) and Services Sector (7.80 percent) respectively.
However, during the month of January, 2021, the consultancy services emerged as the top sector with 21.80 percent of the total FDI Equity inflow followed by Computer Software & Hardware (15.96 percent) and Service Sector (13.64 percent).
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Significant Growth Recorded in Foreign Portfolio Investments