MINSK, 13 May (BelTA) – Foreign investors poured $3.4 billion in investments into the real sector of the Belarusian economy in Q1 2022, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee.
The main investors in Belarusian corporations were commercial entities from Russia (37.7% of all the incoming investments), Cyprus (22.9%), Netherlands (8%), and Ukraine (6.6%). Foreign direct investments amounted to $3 billion, 88.8% of all the foreign investments.
In January-March 2022 Belarusian corporations invested $1.6 billion abroad. Considerable investments were transferred to commercial entities of Russia (81.9% of all the outbound investments), Ukraine (5.7%), Lithuania (2.4%), and Cyprus (2.2%). Foreign direct investments constituted 95.5% of all the outbound investments.