Decline in Inflow of Foreign Capital
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has informed that according to a research study titled ˜Foreign Direct Investment Flows to India™ undertaken by RBI, Foreigh Direct Investment (FDI) flow into India were lower than the potential level in 2010-11.
However, net capital inflow, including FDI, picked up to US$ 67.8 billion in 2011-12, i.e. 6.3 per cent higher than the preceding year. During 2012-13, in April-September 2012, net capital inflow amounted to US$ 40 billion. The details given by RBI are indicated in the following table:
Table: Net Capital flows to India
|Period||Net Capital Flows
|Net FDI to India|
Under the liberalized economic environment, investment decisions including inflow of foreign capital are based on the macro-economic policy framework, investment climate in the host country, investment policies of the trans-national corporation concerned and other commercial considerations.
This information was given by the Minister of State of Commerce & Industry, Dr. S. Jagathrakshakan in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.