In January-June foreign investors injected $4.7 billion into the Belarusian economy, the National Statistics Committee informed. The primary investors were economic operators of Russia (50.2% of the investment), the UK (20.5%) and Cyprus (7.5%). Foreign direct investments amounted to $3.9 billion.
In H1 2016 Belarusian economic operators (except for banks) transferred Br2 billion in investments abroad. Considerable sums were channeled to economic operators in Russia (51.8% of the total outgoing investments), Ukraine (21.9%), and the UK (14.6%). Direct investments accounted for 91.3% of the total outgoing investments. (BelTA/Business World Magazine)