Foreign direct investment in Georgia was USD 226.2 million in first quarter of 2013
Foreign direct investment in Georgia was USD 226.2 million in first quarter of 2013, a 16% year-on-year decline and up to 25% quarter-to-quarter increase, according to preliminary data released by the Georgian state statistics office on June 10.
Main sectors receiving foreign direct investment in the first quarter of 2013, according to preliminary data, were financial sector – USD 65.2 million; energy sector – USD 41.8 million; mining – USD 12.9 million; transport and communications – USD 11.9 million; processing industry – USD 11.3 million.
According to preliminary data, most of the FDI in the first quarter of 2013 came from Japan – USD 46.3 million; Azerbaijan – USD 38.4; the Netherlands – USD 34.9 million; the UK – USD 18.3 million; China – USD 12.5 million; the Czech Republic – USD 10.2 million; USD 9.9 million came from offshore company(s) based in Mauritius.
Adapted from Civil.ge