FDI loosing steam
While I say "hardy any FDI in last Five years", does not mean zero growth. What it meant is insignificant. Mind it, the figures of 2014-15 and 2015-16 have had the effect of previous policies FDI receipts. more
FDI in India grew from 4B$ to almost 30B$ from 2005 to 2011. It went down after that to about 12B$ in 2015. It has been growing after 2015 with a huge jump to about 39B$ in 2018 primarily due to the Walmart investment. 2018 FDI inflow is larger than what China got in the same year but then this can be a one off event.
On the positive side, the interest to invest in India being shown by some big international businesses / funds can shoot up this number in a big way in the next 2-3 years. This is likely due to the huge potential seen in India and comparatively a more friendly investment climate as compared to other destinations ... time will tell ... more