The Economic Times: Maharashtra and the National Capital Region accounted for over 50 per cent of foreign direct investment inflows into the country during the first half of 2010-11, says the latest Industry Ministry data.Maharashtra attracted the maximum foreign direct investment (FDI) of about USD 2.67 billion (Rs 12,275 crore) during April-September, 2010, accounting for 34 per cent of the total FDI in the country during the period.
Delhi’s National Capital Region (NCR), including parts of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, received USD 1.96 billion (Rs 8,961 crore) of FDI during the period. NCR accounted for 20 per cent of the total FDI in the country. During the period, India attracted USD 11 billion of FDI, the data said.
Infrastructure was the primary reason for the location of FDI. Read more…..