ISLAMABAD, Jan 17 (APP): Net foreign investment in Pakistan
has increased by more than 44 per cent in the first seven months of
the current fiscal year as compared with the corresponding period of
A report published in a section of press quoting the State
Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said net foreign investment stood at $1.18
billion between July and January 2010-11.
According to the report, net foreign portfolio investments
increased by 176 per cent to reach $234.8 million, helping bolster
total investments, even though foreign direct investments dropped by
16 per cent to $947 million.