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Investment of $1,564 bln has Been Made in Georgia through the Previous Year

Investment of $1,564 bln has Been Made in Georgia through the Previous Year

Foreign direct investments (FDI) in Georgia amounted to USD 1564 million in 2015 (adjusted data) down11 percent from the same data of 2014 year.

Comparing to the preliminary data, accurate data is increased by 213 billion. Namely, foreign investors have invested 291 million in Georgia in Q1, 2015. As of preliminary data, this figure has been 185 million, in Q2 – 462,7 million (370 million), Q3 – 483,2 million (528 million), Q4 – 327 million (268 million).

At the same period, reinvestment volume of direct foreign investment has made up 9%, the figure has been 19% in 2014. The total inflow amounted to USD 3346 million in 2015. Outflows – 1,781 million.

The share of FDI by three major foreign direct investor countries allocated as follows: Azerbaijan (35 percent), United Kingdom (25 percent) and Netherlands (10 percent). The share of FDI by three major economic sectors reached 58 percent in 2015.

The largest share of FDI was allocated in transports and communications sector, totaling USD 585 million. The financial sector was the second with USD 179 million, followed by the Health and social work sector with USD 140million