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India Inc's foreign investments decline 36% to $1.39 bn in July: RBI data

In June 2018, domestic firms invested in $2.07 billion in their ventures located out of India

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

RBI, Reserve Bank of India

Investment by Indian companies in their overseas ventures fell by more than 36 per cent to $1.39 billion in July this year, the Reserve Bank data showed.

India companies had invested $2.17 billion in their overseas subsidiaries and joint ventures in the form of loan, equity and issuance of guarantee in July 2017.

In June 2018, domestic firms invested in $2.07 billion in their ventures located out of India.

Of the $1.39 billion invested in July this year, $608.52 million was the equity capital, $406.74 million was through loan and $371.86 million came in the form of issuance of guarantees.

Among major investors, Serum Institute of India Pvt Ltd invested $187.39 million in its wholly-owned subsidiary in the Netherlands.

invested $66.67 million in Italy, Interglobe Enterprises $54.65 million in the UK and JSW Steel $50.47 million in the US.

First Published: Tue, September 04 2018. 17:01 IST
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