Financial and insurance companies reduced the total flow of FDI
Direct Investment In Q1 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 €64.7 million in Q1 2019, a year-on-year decrease of 82%. The largest investment inflows came from Estonia (€791.3 million), Denmark (€71.6 million) and Poland (€56 million). The largest negative investment flows came from Sweden (−€822.8 million) and Hong Kong (−€61.5 million). Such investment flows resulted from reorganisation of several foreign banks operating in Lithuania. FDI income from non-resident investment amounted to €284.9 million in Q1 2019, a year-on-year decrease of 31.8%.
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.