The foreign direct investments (FDI) in Georgia amounted to USD 1 267.7 million in 2019 (preliminary data), up 0.2 percent from the same period of the previous year.
According to Geostat, 48% i.e. 612,5 million USD of total investments accounts for the reinvestment of earnings.
The share of FDI by three major economic sectors reached 66.1 percent in Q4 2019.The largest share of FDI was registered in the financial sector, reaching USD 138.1 million in Q4 2019, the construction sector was the second with USD 49.6 million, followed by the real estate sector with USD 41.6 million.
FDI by Economic Sectors in 2019
Financial Sector - $ 261 753 515; decrease -3% year-over-year;
Energy - $ 193 916 208; 61% increase over the previous year;
Hotels & Restaurants - $ 157 501 455; 102% increase over the previous year;
Construction - $ 118 481 710 ; 32% decrease y-o-y;
Transport and Communications - $ 116 896 049; 28% decrease y-o-y;
Manufacturing - $ 102 241 801; 27% decrease y-o-y;
Transport - $ 71 474 012; decrease over 65% year-over-year;
Mining - $ 68 695 342; 10% increase over previous year;
Communication - $ 45 422 037; 213% decrease compared to previous year ;
Health care and social Assistance - $ 13 830 707; 11% increase over previous year;
Agriculture, Fishing - $ 13 659 162; 513% increase over previous year;
Real Estate - $ 32 388 971; decrease of 125% y-o-y;
Other sectors - $ 253 137 437; 116% increase over the previous year.
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