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Sunday, 23 December 2012 - 19:26
Twofold increase in FDI in 2012 with 160 projects
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The Economic Development Ministry through the Board of Investment has attracted Foreign Direct Investments worth over 2 billion dollars in 2012 which is a twofold increase compared to the US$ 1 billion worth FDI received last year.

According to the performance report 2012 by the Economic Development Ministry, the BOI from January to September this year has approved 160 projects with an anticipated investment of 600 thousand 638 million.

The number of employment opportunities will be around 42 thousand 943.

The BOI has also signed agreements with 112 entrepreneurs from January to September anticipating an investment of 331 thousand 629 million rupees.

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