TABLE 6.11
                                 Foreign Investment Flows by Category*
                                                                                         (US$ million)
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		                 1991-92    1992-93    1993-94	 1994-95   1995-96    1995-96	1996-97
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                                                                                          (Apr-Dec.)@
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A. Direct investment	           150	      341	 586	   1314	     2133	1500	 1710	
    a. RBI automatic route	     -	       42	  89	    171	      169	  76	   83
    b. SIA/FIPB route	            87	      238	 280	    701	     1249	 872	 1181
    c. NRIs (40% & 100%)	    63	       61	 217	    442	      715	 552	  446
B. Portfolio investment	             8	       92	3649	   3581	     2214	1121	 2343
    a. FIIs#	                     -	        1	1665	   1503	     2009	1002	 1511
    b. Euro-equities&	             -	       86	1602	   1839	      149	  64	  812
    c. Offshore funds & others	     8	        5	 382	    239	       56	  55	   20
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	Total (A+B)	           158	      433	4235	   4895	     4347	2621	 4053
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 *	Figures shown in this table are based on actual inflows. These may differ from foreign investment
        flows given in the balance of payments table 6.1, which are on an accrual basis.
 @	Provisional.
 #	Represents fresh inflows of funds by FIIs.
 &	Represents the amount repatriated to India by the corporates from their GDR proceeds.
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