December 21, 2012 / 7:17 AM / 5 years ago

FDI inflows in October at $1.94 billion, up 67 percent

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into India jumped 67 percent in October to $1.94 billion, a government statement said on Friday, but inflows for the current financial year were still down.

A picture illustration shows U.S. 100 dollar bank notes taken in Tokyo August 2, 2011. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao/Files

Total FDI inflows in the first seven months for the current fiscal year that began in April were down 42 percent from a year earlier at $14.79 billion, the statement said.

Reporting by Manoj Kumar, editing by Anurag Kotoky

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