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Foreigh investment

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).