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Foreigh investment

As a result of 2018-6 foreign investors invested 5,5 bln USD of foreign investment in real sector of the economy (excluding banks) of the Republic of Belarus, including foreign direct investment (FDI) – 4,4 bln USD (80% of total value), portfolio investment – 0,002 bln USD, institutional investment – 1,1 bln USD.

Foreign direct investment on a net basis (excluding debt to direct investors for goods, works, services)

Foreign direct investment on a net basis (excluding debt to direct investors for goods, works, services) (hereinafter – FDI on a net basis) amounted to 1,3 bln USD.

TOP-10 donor countries FDI on a net basis: Russia (44,7% of total FDI on a net basis, excluding banking sector, property sale & taxes), Cyprus (14,4%), China (5,2%), Germany (5,1%), United Arab Emirates (3,2%), Latvia (2,8%), USA (2,8%), United Kingdom (2,5%), Poland (2,4%), the Netherlands (1,6%).  

Sectoral composition of FDI on a net basis

  • industry (32,7%);
  • financial and insurance activities (21,9%);
  • transport (20,5%);
  • wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles (8,7%);
  • real estate operations (5,2%);
  • сonstruction (4,0%);
  • professional, scientific and technical activities (2,8%);
  • administrative services (2,6%)
  • agriculture (1,3%);
  • others (0,3%).

FDI inflows is mostly concentrated in Minsk region – 0,7 bln USD (or 57% of total region’s FDI).