FDI decreases by 1.3 percent during eleven months

According to the latest data released by the State Bank of Pakistan, Foreign direct investment from July 2017 to May 2018 witnessed a fall of 1.3 percent.

Total Foreign direct investment during July 2017 to May 2018 reaches to $2.47 billion.

Amongst the particulars, Net foreign investment during July 2017 to May 2018 rose by 52 percent reaching $4.7 billion rising primary due to selling in Foreign Bonds.

Pakistan during 11 months of current fiscal year sold bond worth $2.5 billion.

However, on the bright side, foreign selling in Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) slowed down during the period under review. Total Foreign outflow amounted to $162 million compared to $392 million in same period last year.

Posted on: 2018-06-20T11:35:00+05:00