H1 FDI Down 4.2% to USD 458.6 mln – Preliminary Data
Foreign direct investment declined 4.2% year-on-year in the first six months of 2013 to USD 458.6 million, according to preliminary data released by the state statistics agency, Geostat, on September 9.
Second quarter FDI stood at USD 232.4 million, representing 6.7% y/y and 2.7% quarter-to-quarter increase.
Main sectors receiving foreign direct investment in the second quarter of 2013, according to preliminary data, were energy sector – USD 66.3 million; manufacturing – USD 59.1 million; transport and communications – USD 46 million; construction – USD 38.6 million; financial sector – USD 13.1 million; mining – USD 9.7 million; real estate – USD 4.6 million; agriculture – USD 3.8 million.
Adapted from civil.ge
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