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FDI Confidence Index 2018 – India ranked 11th

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index 2018 was released by Global consultant AT Kearney.

FDI Confidence Index 2018 – India ranked 11th
  • It is an annual survey which tracks the impact of political, economic and regulatory changes on the FDI inflows of the country.
  • Companies participating in survey have annual revenues of $500 million or more.
  • India was ranked 11th position according to the Index.
  • India has slipped by three notches as it was ranked 8th in 2017 and 9th in 2016.
  • India fell out of the top 10 for the first time since 2015. 
  • The United States topped the index for the sixth year in a row.
  • The newcomers to the Index are Denmark, Portugal and Norway.
  • This year marks an all-time low for the share of emerging markets on index.
  • India retained its position as the second highest emerging market on the Index.
  • Top 10 countries – FDI Confidence Index 2018
  1. United States
  2. Canada
  3. Germany
  4. UK
  5. China
  6. Japan
  7. France
  8. Australia
  9. Switzerland
  10. Italy

Expected Questions

Question 1. What is India’s rank according to the FDI Confidence Index 2019?
11th

Question 2. Who topped the FDI Confidence Index 2018?
USA

Question 3. What was India’s rank last year in FDI Confidence Index 2017?
8th
FDI Confidence Index 2018 – India ranked 11th FDI Confidence Index 2018 – India ranked 11th Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 08, 2018 Rating: 5

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