NEW DELHI,4 APR :Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) equity capital inflow during the year 2007-08 till February 2008 has reached a record level of US $ 20.1 billion. This is the highest FDI into equity in the country during any year.
FDI inflows received in the month of February 2008 are an unprecedented US $ 5.671 billion. The inflows in the month of February have surpassed the inflows received in any single year since 1991 barring last year i.e. 2006-07.
The FDI inflows received in February 2008 is an increase of 712% over that in February 2007. The inflows for April 2006 – February 2007 were US $ 11.88 billion. The inflows for April 2007-February 2008 at US $ 20.137 billion is thus an increase of about 70% over the corresponding period of last financial year.