08.Sep .2020 11:57

FDI increased by 0.5 per cent in Q2 – Geostat

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Foreign direct investments (FDI) in Georgia amounted to USD 237.8 million in Q2 2020 (preliminary data), up 0.5 percent from the adjusted data of Q2 2019.

The shares of FDI by major foreign direct investor countries were distributed as follows: The United Kingdom (24.8 percent), Netherlands (22.4 percent) and Turkey (13.3 percent).

The share of FDI by three major economic sectors reached 57.0 percent in Q2 2020. The largest share of FDI was registered in the financial sector, reaching USD 78.1 million in Q2 2020, the energy sector was the second with USD 29.6 million, followed by the construction sector with USD 27.7 million.

The top three countries that invested the most in the second quarter of 2020 were:

  1. United Kingdom – 58.9 million USD
  2. Netherlands – 53.2 million USD
  3. Turkey – 31.5 million USD
  4. USA – 19.9 million USD
  5. Slovenia – 16.2 million USD
  6. Malta – 14.6 million USD
  7. Luxemburg – 9.9 million USD
  8. Iraq – 9.9 million USD
  9. Switzerland – 7.2 million USD
  10. Dania – 6.2 million USD