FDI inflow rises by 18.2% ytd to USD 19.9bn in Jan-Sep.
FDI inflow rises by 18.2% ytd to USD 19.9bn in Jan-Sep. FDI inflow rose by 18.2% or USD 3,071.717mn in Jan-Sep to reach USD 19,911.803mn, as of Oct 1. The net growth of the foreign capital investment in Jan-Sep amounted to USD 2,890.925mn. In particular, companies invested USD 3,238.744mn. The largest volumes of the foreign capital were invested in the economy of Kyiv (USD 5,006.8mn), Dnipropetrovsk oblast (USD 1,891.7mn), and Donetsk oblast (USD 975.2mn). The largest volume of investments as of Oct 1 was recorded in the financial sector (USD 2,106.3mn), the wholesale and intermediate trade (USD 2,007.5mn), real estate operations (USD 1,441.9mn), metallurgy and metal works (USD 1,390.0mn), food industry and processing of agricultural products (USD 1,242.3mn). In 2005 the volume of FDI rose by 81% y/y and amounted to USD 16,375.210mn as of Jan 1, 2006 .