Foreign Direct Investment projects in India increased by 25 percent in 2011, according to a report by Ernst & Young. FDI projects continue to increase even as the government fails to pass reforms necessary to revive India's economy. Why are foreign companies still choosing to invest in Indian companies? Some obvious reasons noted on beyondbrics: India has one of the world's fastest growing markets, making it attractive compared to both developed and emerging economies, along with a growing middle class that provides a large talent pool. The Indian market is also extremely cost competitive.