Ukraine shows 50% increase in foreign direct investments

According to preliminary data of Ukraine National Bank foreign direct investments amounted to 5.3 billion USD in 9 months of 2011; that is 50% increase compared to equivalent period in 2010. Main share of the 732 million USD foreign direct investments in September was directed into the »real sector« of economy.

Note that in 6 months of 2011 foreign direct investments amounted to 3 billion USD (75% were directed in »real sector«), showing 43% growth compared to 2.1 billion USD in 6 months of 2010 (42% were directed into banking sector).

Source: National Bank of Ukraine, RBC Ukraine

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