The second highest FDI inflow was from the United States, at Rs 18,048.05 crore during this period, followed by the Netherlands at Rs 7,940.06 crore. Japan and the United Kingdom also figured among the top five countries to have brought in FDI into the country.
Sector-wise, electricals equipment attracted the highest amount of FDI at Rs 16,412.53 crore, followed by miscellaneous industries at Rs 15,797.95 crore. The transportation industry and telecommunications got Rs 12,196.10 crore and Rs 11,235.49 crore, respectively.
The services sector, which is much in the news these days, was at the sixth position among the top 15 sectors, at Rs 9,129.80 crore, slightly lower than fuels, which includes power and oil refinery, at Rs 10,434 crore.
The FDI policy is applicable to all countries, including Commonwealth countries, except Pakistan and Bangladesh.