MINSK, 11 February (BelTA) – Foreign investors injected $8.7 billion into the real sector of Belarusian economy (apart from banks) in 2020, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee.
Among the main investors in Belarus were economic entities of Russia (41.4% of the total), Cyprus (9.4%), Austria (7.4%), and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (6.8%). Foreign direct investments (FDI) made up $6 billion, or 69.2% of the total foreign investments.
In 2020, Belarusian organizations (apart from banks) invested a total of $4.9 billion abroad. Belarus mainly invested in economic entities of Russia (66% of the total), Ukraine (9%), the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (8.6%), and Ireland (6.1%). FDI accounted for 88.7% of all the investments that went abroad.