According to the Department of Industrial Policy and promotion (DIPP), FDI in November 2012 stood at USD 1.05 billion.
However, during April-November 2013, the foreign inflows dipped by 2 percent to USD 15.45 billion, the data said.
This figure stood at USD 15.84 billion during April-November 2012.
Among different sectors, in the first eight months of the current fiscal, services received highest FDI (USD 1.46 billion) followed by pharmaceuticals (USD 1.25 billion), construction development (USD 889 million) and automobile (USD 838 million).
Mauritius topped the chart with USD 3.41 billion foreign direct investment in India during April-November 2013, followed by Singapore (USD 3.05 billion), UK (USD 3.12 billion) and the Netherlands (USD 1.5 billion).
India's economic growth fell to a decade's low of 5 percent for the entire 2012-13 fiscal. The country needs foreign investments to help regain its growth momentum.


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