India was ranked 73rd last year, after jumping 15 places from its 88th position a year ago.
The pre-Budget survey 2019-20 conducted by KPMG (India) included responses from 226 respondents spanning across industries.
The external debt-to-GDP ratio stood at 19.7 per cent at end-March 2019, lower than 20.1 per cent at end-March 2018.
In terms of the framework on LR put in place by RBI, banks have been monitored against an indicative LR of 4.5 pc.
Overall trade performance was prime influencer for both contraction in CAD for March quarter as well as a widening for the full year.
The 5 leaders noted that world economic growth appears to be stabilising and is generally projected to pick up moderately.
The systemic impact of HFCs' failures has significantly lessened as the state-run banks got better capitalised.
Swiss banks, including through India-based branches, fell by nearly 6 pc in 2018 to 955 million Swiss francs (about Rs 6,757 crore).
Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad gave this information in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.
Policy was prepared in consultation with ministries of railways, road transport and highways, shipping and civil aviation.