Minister of State(Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Commerce & Industry Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman in a written reply in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday said that the total Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow was $44.29 billion in 2014-15. The FDI inflow was $36.05 billion in previous year 2013-14 while it was $34.30 billion in 2012-13.
She informed the Upper House that the commulative FDI inflow during 2012-15 was $114.64 billion.
She said the FDI and Foreign Institutional Investment (FII)/ Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI) are two different routes of foreign investment and FII/ FPI is not a component of FDI. FII/FPI investment in 2014-15 was US$ 40,923 million.