18-Sep-2018

Issue 106: Foreign Direct Investment, January-June 2018

Analysis of the preliminary data on FDI for the first half of 2018 revealed the following general findings:

  • The financial, energy, and construction sectors attracted the most FDI;
  • Azerbaijan, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands were the largest investing countries for Georgia;
  • Based on the cumulative values of the past 4.5 years, transports and communications is the most attractive sector for FDI in Georgia;
  • The shares of FDI from China and the EU in the total FDI in Georgia were their highest since 2014;
  • Based on a semi-annual analysis, reinvestments surpassed equity for the first time in the available data of 2013-2018.

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