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Foreigh investment

As a result of 2018 foreign investment in Republic of Belarus amounted to $ 10,8 billion, including foreign direct investment (FDI) – $ 8,5 billion (78,7% of total value), portfolio investment – $ 0,004 billion, institutional investment – $ 2,3 billion.

Foreign direct investment on a net basis (without debt to direct investors for goods, works, services)

Foreign direct investment on a net basis (without debt to direct investors for goods, works, services) (FDI on a net basis) amounted to $ 1,6 billion, or 131% to the level of last year.

TOP-10 donor countries FDI on a net basis: Russia (41,7% of total FDI on a net basis, without banking sector, property sale & taxes), Cyprus (13,5%), China (9,3%), Germany (5,5%), United Arab Emirates (3,6%), Poland (3,4%), Ireland (2,8%), Latvia (2,5%), United Kingdom (2,4%), USA (2,1%).

Sectoral structure of FDI on a net basis:


  •           industry (31,1%);
  •           financial and insurance activities (26,8%);
  •           transport (18,1%);
  •           wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles (6,5%);
  •           сonstruction (4,7%);
  •           real estate operations (3,9%);
  •           professional, scientific and technical activities (3,0%);
  •           administrative services (2,7%)
  •           agriculture (1,2%);
  •           others (2,0%).

FDIon a net basisis mostly concentrated in Minsk regionas before– $ 0,8 billion (or 54,7% of total region’s FDI).