Pakistan experienced international Foreign direct investment (FDI) of $155 million during the month of February 2021, around 20 per cent lower in comparison to internet inflows of $192.7 million obtained in January 2021.
According to information assembled by the State Financial Institution of Pakistan, FDI dropped 30pc year-on-year to $1.30 billion throughout the first eight months of the present versus $1.85 billion reported in the very same duration last year.
Throughout the month of February, international exclusive financial investment right into the nation amounted to $135.6 million, in which $155.1 million was credited to direct investments. Disinvestment of $19.5 million was credited to equity securities, a part of profile financial investments.
Within straight financial investments, there was an inflow of $191.5 million as well as a discharge of $36.4 million.
Under foreign public financial investment, $21.3 million worth of investment was witnessed in the red safeties throughout February 2021, down by 47pc month-on-month versus investment in equities of $40.3 million reported in January 2021.
All in all, international financial investments in Pakistan throughout the month totaled up to $156.9 million, revealing a decline of 35pc versus net inflows of $240.6 million a month earlier.