India receives USD20bn FDI from 12 countries in 2014-15 including Sri Lanka

Narendra Modi

Aug 07, 2015 (LBO) – India has received 19.78 billion US dollars worth foreign direct investment from 12 countries visited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has informed Parliament that during the period, Indian companies have invested only 3.42 billion US dollars in these 12 countries.

These countries include Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Brazil, Nepal, Japan, the US, Myanmar, Australia, Fiji, Seychelles, Mauritius and Singapore.

In 2014-15, foreign direct investment in India has increased by 27 percent to 30.93 billion US dollars.