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Russia increased its investments in Ukraine

Россия нарастила инвестиции в Украину

In 2015, the Ukrainian economy has invested 3,76 billion dollars.

The volume of direct foreign investments into economy of Ukraine in 2015 amounted to 3.76 billion dollars. Most investments in Ukraine have increased the Netherlands and Russia. About it it is spoken in materials of the Ministry of economic development.

One-third (30.6 per cent) was invested in manufacturing enterprises and 27.3 per cent in financial institutions and insurance sector.

Total investments since the start of investments – from the time of independence – at 31 December 2015 $ 43,37 billion.

According to the state statistics Service despite the overall reduction of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Ukraine, the Netherlands and Russia managed to increase its presence in the Ukrainian economy.

The Netherlands came in second place on volume of investments in Ukraine and increased its share from 11.1% to 12.9%. Rose absolute and the volume of Dutch investments – 5,111 billion dollars. to 5.61 billion dollars.

Russia’s share in investment in Ukraine has increased from 5.9% at the end of 2014 to 7.8% at the end of 2015, or W 2,724 billion dollars. to 3,392 billion dollars.

The main investor in Ukraine is Cyprus offshore, which last year accounted for 27.1% of FDI.

“The ten major investor countries, which account for 83.0% of the total volume of direct investments, included Cyprus (11.7 billion dollars), The Netherlands (5.6 billion dollars), Germany (5.4 billion dollars), Russia (3.3 billion dollars), Austria (2.4 billion dollars), UK (1,85 billion dollars.) Virgin Islands (1.7 billion dollars), France (1.5 billion dollars), Switzerland (1.3 billion dollars), Italy (972 million dollars)”, – stated in the message.

In ten of the regions that has accumulated the largest volumes of investments, entered Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Kharkiv, Kyiv, Luhansk, Lviv, Odessa, Zaporizhzhya, Poltava, Ivano-Frankivsk oblast and Kyiv city.

The economy Ministry stressed that such investment allocation is not conducive to equitable social and economic development of the regions and strengthens the development gap areas. However, overall, according to the Ministry, Ukraine remains attractive for investment and sufficiently integrated into the world economy.

Earlier the Ministry has set to increase its investments to $5 billion, including through renewed privatization.

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