Ministry of Commerce | Sector-Wise Foreign Direct Investment Inflow

100% FDI under automatic route for coal mining
100% FDI under automatic route for coal mining

PIB News Update: Minister of Commerce and Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal has informed that  Detailed FDI policy on various sectors indicating therein sector-wise Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) limits is provided in ‘Consolidated FDI Policy Circular of 2017’, as amended from time to time, through subsequent Press Notes, which is available at the website of Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion at www.dipp.nic.in.

The sector-wise and State-wise/Union-Territory-wise details of total FDI inflow in the country is not centrally maintained. However, the financial year wise details of total FDI inflow reported in the country during the last five years is given below:

 

S. No. Financial Year Total FDI Inflow

(amount in US$ million)

1 2014-15 45,148
2 2015-16 55,559
3 2016-17 60,220
4 2017-18 (P) 60,974
5 2018-19 (P) 62,001
Total 283,902

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SSource: Reserve Bank of India.

(P): Provisional Data.

FDI policy is an enabling policy which is uniformly applicable in the country. Government has put in place a liberal and transparent policy for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), wherein most of the sectors are open to FDI under the automatic route. The Government reviews the FDI policy and makes changes from time to time, to ensure that India remains an attractive & investor friendly destination.

Make in India initiative was launched with the objective of facilitating investment, fostering innovation, building good quality manufacturing infrastructure, making it easy to do business and enhancing skill development. The initiative is further aimed at creating a conducive environment for investment, modern and efficient infrastructure, opening up new sectors for foreign investment and forging a partnership between government and industry through positive mindset.

Make in India initiative has been reviewed and is now focusing on 27 sectors under Make in India 2.0. Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade is coordinating action plans for 15 manufacturing sectors while Department of Commerce is coordinating 12 service sectors.

The Government of India is making continuous efforts for Investment facilitation including financial assistance to Invest India and for implementation of Make in India action plans to identify potential investors. Support is being provided to Indian Missions abroad and State Governments for organising events, summits, road-shows and other promotional activities to attract investment in the country under the Make in India banner. Investment outreach activities are being carried out for enhancing international co-operation and promoting FDI in the country.

Details of sectors receiving FDI equity inflow and the countries that have made maximum investment through FDI equity inflow is at Annexure.

 

STATEMENT ON SECTOR-WISE FDI EQUITY INFLOWS
FROM APRIL 2000 TO DECEMBER 2019

 

S.No Sector Amount of FDI Inflows %age of Total Inflows
(In Rs crore) (In US$ million)
1 SERVICES SECTOR (Fin.,Banking,Insurance,Non Fin/Business,Outsourcing,R&D,Courier,Tech. Testing and Analysis, Other) 462,114.07 80,670.79 17.66
2 COMPUTER SOFTWARE & HARDWARE 266,385.18 43,586.95 9.54
3 TELECOMMUNICATIONS 218,047.28 37,116.34 8.13
4 TRADING 168,426.20 26,541.60 5.81
5 CONSTRUCTION DEVELOPMENT: Townships, housing, built-up infrastructure and construction-development projects 121,888.63 25,371.47 5.55
6 AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY 141,436.94 23,892.81 5.23
7 CHEMICALS (OTHER THAN FERTILIZERS) 97,134.96 17,441.95 3.82
8 DRUGS & PHARMACEUTICALS 87,066.62 16,396.56 3.59
9 CONSTRUCTION (INFRASTRUCTURE) ACTIVITIES 103,388.96 16,156.21 3.54
10 POWER 80,257.38 14,652.96 3.21
11 HOTEL & TOURISM 85,388.44 14,426.19 3.16
12 MISCELLANEOUS INDUSTRIES 60,260.44 11,618.93 2.54
13 METALLURGICAL INDUSTRIES 60,733.28 11,458.30 2.51
14 FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRIES 60,349.12 9,781.00 2.14
15 NON-CONVENTIONAL ENERGY 56,235.56 9,100.76 1.99
16 INFORMATION & BROADCASTING (INCLUDING PRINT MEDIA) 51,829.62 8,713.38 1.91
17 ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENTS 50,018.69 8,506.97 1.86
18 PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS 35,372.87 7,077.82 1.55
19 HOSPITAL & DIAGNOSTIC CENTRES 40,420.35 6,625.45 1.45
20 INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY 32,221.57 5,568.28 1.22
21 CONSULTANCY SERVICES 31,555.47 5,410.47 1.18
22 CEMENT AND GYPSUM PRODUCTS 29,322.06 5,280.70 1.16
23 SEA TRANSPORT 25,427.76 4,234.28 0.93
24 MISCELLANEOUS MECHANICAL & ENGINEERING INDUSTRIES 18,993.32 3,631.53 0.80
25 TEXTILES (INCLUDING DYED,PRINTED) 20,091.59 3,412.21 0.75
26 EDUCATION 19,016.02 3,005.06 0.66
27 RUBBER GOODS 17,901.21 3,002.74 0.66
28 FERMENTATION INDUSTRIES 15,759.08 2,794.97 0.61
29 MINING 15,076.29 2,655.48 0.58
30 ELECTRONICS 14,747.40 2,588.69 0.57
31 PRIME MOVER (OTHER THAN ELECTRICAL GENERATORS) 12,986.76 2,207.42 0.48
32 AGRICULTURE SERVICES 11,373.17 2,153.99 0.47
33 AIR TRANSPORT (INCLUDING AIR FREIGHT) 12,509.85 2,025.42 0.44
34 RETAIL TRADING 13,261.82 2,001.59 0.44
35 MEDICAL AND SURGICAL APPLIANCES 11,279.10 1,881.47 0.41
36 PORTS 6,730.91 1,637.30 0.36
37 SOAPS, COSMETICS & TOILET PREPARATIONS 9,363.65 1,589.52 0.35
38 PRINTING OF BOOKS (INCLUDING LITHO PRINTING INDUSTRY) 9,789.39 1,537.90 0.34
39 PAPER AND PULP (INCLUDING PAPER PRODUCTS) 7,889.62 1,449.63 0.32
40 DIAMOND,GOLD ORNAMENTS 6,817.75 1,172.94 0.26
41 RAILWAY RELATED COMPONENTS 6,353.58 1,070.93 0.23
42 MACHINE TOOLS 5,302.77 978.83 0.21
43 VEGETABLE OILS AND VANASPATI 5,805.00 977.98 0.21
44 CERAMICS 4,470.59 870.94 0.19
45 FERTILIZERS 3,908.51 687.87 0.15
46 GLASS 3,826.08 680.04 0.15
47 AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY 3,118.45 558.90 0.12
48 EARTH-MOVING MACHINERY 2,654.87 463.28 0.10
49 COMMERCIAL, OFFICE & HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENTS 2,046.51 388.57 0.09
50 SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS 1,690.61 280.14 0.06
51 BOILERS AND STEAM GENERATING PLANTS 1,624.24 263.37 0.06
52 SUGAR 1,279.47 213.83 0.05
53 LEATHER,LEATHER GOODS AND PICKERS 1,118.59 200.42 0.04
54 TIMBER PRODUCTS 1,074.35 182.39 0.04
55 TEA AND COFFEE (PROCESSING & WAREHOUSING COFFEE & RUBBER) 774.38 149.62 0.03
56 GLUE AND GELATIN 945.36 147.63 0.03
57 DYE-STUFFS 541.21 92.73 0.02
58 INDUSTRIAL INSTRUMENTS 452.29 88.23 0.02
59 PHOTOGRAPHIC RAW FILM AND PAPER 273.76 67.29 0.01
60 COAL PRODUCTION 119.19 27.73 0.01
61 DEFENCE INDUSTRIES 51.93 8.82 0.00
62 MATHEMATICAL,SURVEYING AND DRAWING INSTRUMENTS 39.80 7.98 0.00
63 COIR 22.05 4.07 0.00
Grand Total            2,636,361.99 456,789.66

 

 

STATEMENT ON MAJOR COUNTRY-WISE FDI EQUITY INFLOWS
FROM APRIL 2000 TO DECEMBER 2019

S.No Name of the Country Amount of Foreign Direct Investment Inflows %age with Inflows
(In Rs crore) (In US$ million)
1 Mauritius 790,280.98 141,924.93 31.07
2 Singapore 587,820.17 94,650.84 20.72
3 Japan 193,069.72 33,080.56 7.24
4 Netherland 186,963.20 30,883.80 6.76
5 U.S.A 165,967.16 28,349.29 6.21
6 United Kingdom 148,437.69 27,936.96 6.12
7 Germany 68,050.40 12,073.77 2.64
8 Cyprus 53,230.40 10,107.26 2.21
9 France 40,038.02 7,102.38 1.55
10 UAE 41,168.87 6,916.19 1.51
11 Cayman Islands 39,849.46 6,167.97 1.35
12 Switzerland 26,997.61 4,808.34 1.05
13 South Korea 27,341.64 4,412.33 0.97
14 HongKong 25,882.12 4,224.39 0.92
15 Luxembourg 18,818.37 3,023.09 0.66
16 Spain 16,291.26 2,916.80 0.64
17 Italy 16,634.06 2,907.25 0.64
18 China 14,846.01 2,342.03 0.51
19 Belgium 11,975.72 1,952.83 0.43
20 Canada 11,932.38 1,931.63 0.42

 

 

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