Direct investment grew in Lithuania and abroad
Direct Investment In Q2 2019 (Joint Press Release by the Bank of Lithuania and Statistics Lithuania).
According to the latest data release, the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Lithuania amounted to €419.2 million in Q2 2019, increasing 3.1 times year on year. FDI income from non-resident investment amounted to €636.7 million in Q2 2019, a year-on-year increase of 18.3%. The largest share of FDI income consisted of dividends. Cumulative FDI in Lithuania amounted to €17.4 billion, or 37.2% of GDP, as at 30 June 2019. FDI per capita amounted to an average of €6,238.
It should be noted that, when calculating data for Q2 2019, data for Q1 2004-Q1 2019 were revised.
For detailed foreign direct investment data broken down by country and economic activity, see the section Statistics on the Bank of Lithuania’s website. Information about direct investment is also presented in the section Official Statistics Portal of Statistics Lithuania.