The volume of foreign direct investment in the Ukrainian economy (non-residents’ equity capital) in January-September increased by $367.2 billion, or by 1.2% YoY, to $31.974 billion as of October 1.
Over the period under review $1.71 billion in new investment was received, while $491.5 million was dropped. The negative revaluation stood at $851.7 million, according to the State Statistics Service.
The greatest boost of investment was recorded coming from Germany ($141.8 million), UK ($103.5 million), the Netherlands ($57.7 million), Poland ($41.5 million), and Hungary ($33.7 million). The largest volume of investments was directed to industry ($145.2 million), financial and insurance activities ($125.1 million), and information and telecommunications ($90.8 million).
The State Statistics Service said the report did not include data from the temporarily occupied areas in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol, as well as Russian-occupied Donbas in the east of Ukraine. (UNIAN/Business World Magazine)