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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Finance
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS 

RAJYASABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 893
ANSWERED ON TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015 / PHALGUNA 12, 1936 (SAKA) 

QUESTION
FDI and FII Inflows

 

893. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
SHRIMATI SASIKALA PUSHPA: 

Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state; 

(a)   what are the monthly inflows of FDI and FII over the last three years for both equity anddebt; and 

(b)   what steps are being taken by Government to boost FDI/FII inflows, public investment, PPPinvestments into our economy? 

 

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(SHRI JAYANT SINHA)

 

(a): The monthly inflows of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI), Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) [Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) +Qualified Foreign Investor (QFI)] over the last three years forboth equity and debt is as per Annexure I. 

(b): Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy is reviewed on an ongoing basis, with a view tomaking it more investor friendly. Government makes significant changes in the FDI policy regimefrom time to time, to ensure that India remains an attractive destination. All such policy decisionsare available on the website of Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) (www.dipp.nic.in). 

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) had notified the SEBI Foreign PortfolioInvestors (FPI) Regulations on January 07, 2014 with the objective of rationalizing various foreignportfolio investment routes, simplify the procedures and prescribe uniform registration, norms forentry of foreign portfolio investors and to adopt a risk-based approach towards Know YourCustomers (KYC). SEBI has also notified SEBI (Infrastructure Investment Trusts) Regulations,2014, in September, 2014 for providing a framework for registration and regulation of Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs) in India and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). These structures areexpected to provide a significant boost to the investments in real estate and infrastructure sector in India. 

To boost Public Private Partnership (PPP) investment in India, the Government hasestablished:- 

  1. Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee (PPPAC) for speedy appraisal of CentralSector PPP projects,
  2. “Scheme for Financial Support to Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Infrastructurethrough (Viability Gap Funding (VGF) Scheme)".
  3. India Infrastructure Project Development Fund (IIPDF) to support up to 75% of the projectdevelopment expenses

                                                                                                                              Annexure I
                                                                                                                                                                   (INR Crores)

Month of Calendar

FPI

FDI Equity Inflows

Equity

Debt

Total

January 2012

10,357.70

15,971.00

26,328.70

10,288

February 2012

25,212.00

10,015.70

35,227.70

10,874

March 2012

8,381.00

-6,588.50

1,792.50

40,766

April 2012

-1,109.00

-3,787.70

-4,896.70

9,620

May 2012

-347.30

3,569.20

3,221.90

7,229

June 2012

-501.30

1,681 .80

1, 180.50

6,971

July 2012

10,272.70

3,391.50

13,664.20

8,182

August 2012

10,803.90

264.80

11 ,068.70

12,578

September 2012

19,261.30

622.50

19,883.80

25,552

October 2012

11,364.00

7,851.40

19,215.50

10,295

November 2012

9,577.10

292.10

9,869.20

5 798

December 2012

25,087.70

1,704.20

26,791.90

6,012

Total - 2012

128,359.80

34,988.00

163,347.90

1,54,165

January 2013

22,059.00

2,947.00

25,006.00

11,719

February 2013

24,439.00

4,001.00

28,440.00

9,654

March 2013

9,124.00

5,795.00

14,919.00

8,297

April 2013

5,414.00

5,334.00

10,748.00

12,623

May 2013

22,169.00

5,969.00

28,138.00

8,974

June 2013

-11,027.00 

-33,135.00

-44,162.00

8,432

July 2013

-6,086.00 

-12,038.00

-18, 124.00

9,903

August 2013

-5,922.00

-9,773.00

-15,695.00

8,899

September 2013

13,058.00 

-5,678.00

7,379.00

26,351

October 2013

15,706.00 

-13,578.00

2,128.00

7,556

November 2013

8,116.00

-5,983.00

2,133.00

10,257

December 2013

16,086.00

5,290.00

21,376.00

6,819

Total - 2013

113,136.00 

-50,849.00

62,286.00

1,29,484

January 2014

714.00

12,609.00

13,323.00

13,589

February 2014

1,404.00

11,337.00

12,741.00

12,557

March 2014

20,077.00 

11,586.00

31,663.00

21,558

April 2014

9,602.00 

-9,185.00

418.00

10,290

May 2014

14,006.00

19,772.00

33,778.00

21,373

June 2014

13,991.00

16,715.00

30,705.00

11,508

July 2014

13,110.00

22,935.00

36,046.00

21,022

August 2014

5,430.00

16,704.00

22,134.00

7,783

September 2014

5,103.00

15,869.00

20,972.00

16,297

October 2014

-1,172.00

17,903.00

16,732.00

16,288

November 2014

13,753.00

11,723.00

25,476.00

9,486

December 2014

1,036.00

11, 188.00

12.225.00

13,562

Total - 2014

97,054.00

159,156.00

256,213.00

1,75,313

January 2015

12,919.00

20,769.00

33,688.00

N/A

February 2015 (Upto Feb 20, 2015 )   

2,892.00

8,283.00

11,174.00

N/A

Total  - 2015

15,811.00

29,052.00

44,862.00

 

Note: Figures are rounded off   N/A - Not Available

"_" means outflow of FPIs from India