(measure: billion U.S. dollars; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
India: Foreign Direct Investment, billion USD
For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for India from 1975 to 2017. The average value for India during that period was 10.46 billion U.S. dollars with a minumum of -0.04 billion U.S. dollars in 1977 and a maximum of 44.46 billion U.S. dollars in 2016.
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Definition: Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in the reporting economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. Data are in current U.S. dollars.