As a result of 2018-9 foreign investment in Belarus amounted to $ 7,7 billion, including foreign direct investment (FDI) – $ 4,4 billion (80% of total value), portfolio investment – $ 0,002 billion, institutional investment – $ 1,1 billion.
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 $ 1,4 billion.
TOP-10 donor countries FDI on a net basis: Russia (42,8% of total FDI on a net basis, excluding banking sector, property sale & taxes), Cyprus (13,2%), China (8,8%), Germany (5,0%), United Arab Emirates (3,2%), USA (2,9%), Poland (2,8%), Latvia (2,5%), Switzerland (2,3%), United Kingdom (2,1%).
Sectoral composition of FDI on a net basis:
- industry (32,1%);
- financial and insurance activities (22,8%);
- transport (20,1%);
- wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles (8,1%);
- сonstruction (4,8%);
- real estate operations (3,7%);
- professional, scientific and technical activities (3,3%);
- administrative services (2,8%)
- agriculture (1,2%);
- others (4,4%).
FDI inflows is mostly concentrated in Minsk region – $ 0,7 billion (or 55% of total region’s FDI).