Ukraine`s principal investors in Ukraine, which account for 83.1% of total investments, were Cyprus, the Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Austria, United Kingdom, British Virgin Islands, Switzerland, and Italy. Foreign direct investment in the economy of Ukraine (non-resident shareholders` equity) as of October 1, 2016 amounted to $45.152 billion which is $2.618 billion, or 6.2%, more than at the beginning of the year at $42.535 billion, as reported on the website of the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
In January-September, $3.801 billion was invested in non-residents capital, with outflows over the same period recorded at $459.3 million. The negative impact of the negative revaluation of investments was at $724.4 million, including a negative exchange difference at $657.2 million.
The report notes that the investments over the nine months of 2016 came from 125 countries. The major investors in Ukraine, which account for 83.1% of total investments, were Cyprus, the Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Austria, United Kingdom, British Virgin Islands, Switzerland, and Italy.
The volume of direct investments (equity capital) from Ukraine in foreign economies as of October 1 amounted to $6.237 billion. Direct investments from Ukraine came to 47 countries, including the largest part – to Cyprus (93.4%).
The State Statistics Service said that the data were net of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, as well as part of the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation.
As UNIAN reported earlier, the volume of foreign direct investments in the Ukrainian economy (non-resident shareholders` capital) as of July 1, 2016 amounted to $44.791 billion which was $2.282 billion, or 5.4%, more compared to the beginning of the year at $42.509 billion.