As per UNCTAD World Investment Report, 2014, India received FDI of US $ 28 billion in 2013 compared to US $

24 billion in 2012. Further as per UNCTAD World Investment Report, 2014 India’s rank from the point of view
of Transnational Corporations (TNCs) among top prospective host economics is 4th as against 3rd as per the
UNCTAD World Investment Report, 2013.

The UNCTAD Report mentions that although foreign investment continues to flow into single brand retail, no
new projects have been recorded in multi brand retail.

The information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Commerce &
Industry Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman in a written reply in Rajya Sabha on 23
July 2014.