India Recorded Highest Annual FDI Inflow in FY21-22


The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has informed that India has recorded highest ever annual Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow of USD 83.57 billion in the Financial Year 2021-22. It has increased 20-fold since FY03-04, when the inflows were USD 4.3 billion only.

Further, FDI inflow has increased by 23% post-Covid (March, 2020 to March 2022: USD 171.84 billion) in comparison to FDI inflow reported pre-Covid (February, 2018 to February, 2020: USD 141.10 billion) in India.

Karnataka is the top recipient state with 38% share of the total FDI Equity inflow reported during the FY 21-22 followed by Maharashtra (26%) and Delhi (14%). Majority of the equity inflow of Karnataka has been reported in the sectors `Computer Software and Hardware’ (35%), Automobile Industry (20%) and `Education’ (12%).

Under the sector `Computer Software and Hardware’, the major recipient states of FDI Equity inflow are Karnataka (53%), Delhi (17%) and Maharashtra (17%) during FY 21-22. FDI Equity inflow in Manufacturing Sectors has increased by 76% in FY 21-22 (USD 21.34 billion) compared to previous FY 20-21 (USD 12.09 billion).

The details of total FDI inflows reported during the last four financial years are as under:


S. No. Financial Year Amount of FDI inflows (in  USD Billion)
 1 2018-19 62
2 2019-20 74.39
3 2020-21 81.97
4 2021-22 83.57


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