Compared to the first quarter of 2020, inflow of foreign direct investment to Kyrgyzstan decreased by almost a quarter, the National Statistical Committee reported.
The inflow of investments in January-March compared to the same period in 2020 decreased by 24.4% and amounted to $112.1 million. There was a decrease in the inflow of all components, except for loans received from non-residents, the volume of which increased 3.3-fold.
China accounts for the largest share in the total volume of incoming foreign direct investment (47.4%), Turkey for 14.3%, the Netherlands for 9.7% and Great Britain for 9.3%.
The outflow of foreign direct investment in the first quarter of the year compared to 2020 increased by 16% and amounted to $479.1 million.
The outflow exceeded the level of investment inflow by $367 million.
Canada accounts for the largest share in the total outflow of foreign direct investment – 68.1%, China – 19.6% and Turkey – 1.7%. (24.kg/Business World Magazine)