Foreign direct investments (FDI) in Georgia amounted to $322.6 million in the third quarter (Q3) of 2018 as shown by preliminary data published by the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat).
Q3 FDIs were down by 48.2% compared to the adjusted data for Q3 of 2017.
The main reasons for the decrease in FDIs is the completed pipeline project, transferring of ownership in some companies from non-resident to resident units and reduction of liabilities to non-resident direct investors”, said Geostat.
The share of FDI by major foreign direct investor countries allocated as follows:
The share of FDI by the three major economic sectors reached 48.8% in Q3 2018, allocated in: