Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into the country
rose 47 per cent to $1.7 billion in the first quarter
(April-June) of the current financial year 2006-07, compared
to $1.1 billion in the same period of the previous fiscal.
investment flows in June grew 102 per cent to $534 million,
compared to $264 million in June last year, commerce minister
Kamal Nath said.
said, exports from the country increased 41 per cent during
July this year to $10.2 billion, while total exports for
the April-July period rose 34 per cent to $38 billion.
were up 24 per cent in July this year at $14.1 billion
while total imports for April-July period rose 29 per
cent to $54.5 billion, he added.
said the estimates are based on provisional figures and
will be revised later.