I&B sector brings in over Rs 7965 crore between April 2010 and May 2013

NEW DELHI: The total foreign direct investment inflows between April 2010 to May 2013 into the country in the sector of information and broadcasting (including print and media) was Rs 7,965.34 crore.

This included Rs 598.2 crore in the current year from April 2013.

The inflow in 2012-13 was Rs 2,215.87 crore, while it was Rs 3,264.09 crore in 2011-12.

The inflow in 2010-11 was Rs 1,887.17 crore. The Parliament was informed of these developments by Commerce and Industry minister Anand Sharma today.

Complete/separate data on NRI (non-resident Indian) investment is not maintained by the Reserve Bank of India. However, the above FDI inflows data on NRI investment, includes investment by NRIs, who have disclosed their status as NRIs, at the time of making their investment.


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