In the first half of 2019 the growth of capital investments into the Ukrainian economy made up 13%, compared with the relevant period last year, according to the data provided by the State Statistics Service.
In particular, in January-June capital investments into the Ukrainian economy amounted to almost UAH 234 billion (+13.1%), of which UAH 94.3 billion (+31.6%) was attracted into industry, UAH 25.3 billion (+12.8%) into construction, UAH 23.3 billion (-11.7%) in the agriculture sector, hunting and related services, and UAH 18.5 billion (+7.7%) in the wholesale and retail trade.
Over the reporting period machinery and equipment investments made up 35.3% of total capital investments, engineering sector investments – 19.8%, investments into non-residential buildings – 13.3%, vehicles – 12.4%, residential buildings – 10.5%, software and databases – 1.9%, commercial designations, industrial property rights, copyright and related rights, patents, licenses, concessions – 1.7%, long-term biological plants’ and livestock assets – 0.8%, land – 0.4%, and other tangible and intangible assets – 3.9%.
Almost three-quarters of capital investments (73.3%) attracted in the first half of 2019 accounted for the own funds of enterprises and organizations, 7.7% – bank loans and other loans, 6.6% – household funds, 6.4% – local budgets, 2.6% – state budget funds, 0.8% – foreign investors’ funds, and 2.6% – other sources of financing.
As reported, according to the State Statistics Service, in the first half of 2018 Ukraine’s economy received UAH 206.9 billion in capital investments, up by 33.4% YoY. (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)
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