India ranks 10th in FDI inflows: UNCTAD report

As per 2016 the World Investment Report, India ranks 10th in FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) inflows. The report notifies that India’s FDI inflows have increased to 44 billion dollars in 2015 as compared to 35 billion dollars in 2014. According to this report, top 10 Countries are- United States, Hong Kong, China, Ireland, Netherlands, Switzerland, Singapore, Brazil, Canada, and India.

The United States with 380 billion dollars FDI inflows has topped the list. However, China with FDI inflows at 136 billion dollars (more than three times India’s FDI) in 2015 was ranked third. The report also notifies that the FDI activity has increased by 38%. In terms of FDI outflows, there has been a decline in most developing and transition regions. However, in this case, China is one of the exceptions. Although, the gap between the two nations (India and China) in terms of FDI flows has narrowed.

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
1. Name the country which has topped the list of 2016 World Investment Report?
2. The 2016 World Investment Report is released by which organization and what is the rank of India in this report?

Courtesy: Economic Times


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