According to data provided by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the United States emerged as the second largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) for India during April-September 2020. It has replaced Mauritius during the first half of the financial year 2020.
According to the data shown by the department to promote industry and internal trade, India has earned FDI of US $ 7.12 billion from USA and USD 2 billion has been invested in India from Mauritius, making this country Has slipped to fourth place during April-September 2020.
Earlier during the same period in 2019-20, Mauritius was the second largest source of FDI in India and then America was the fourth largest investor in India.
In India, foreign investment has increased by 15% to US $ 30 billion in the first half of FY 2020-2021. In August 2020, India has invested US $ 17.5 billion. This data also shows India’s cordial economic relations with the epidemic-affected countries on the world economy.
Increasing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from the United States gives clear information about further strengthening the economic relations between these two countries. The United States was also India’s top trading partner in the financial year 2019-20.
Foreign investment clearly indicates that technology companies in the US are buying stakes in Indian companies, which is showing an increase in FDI.