Bank of Lithuania
  1 July 2010   FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2010   For the first time, the Bank of Lithuania and the Statistics Lithuania have issued a joint press release on i the foreign direct investment (FDI) flow and positions.     According to preliminary estimates, the flow of foreign direct investment in Lithuania in the first quarter of 2010 accounted for –LTL39.9 million which means investment outflow. Compared to the fourth quarter of 2009 the outflow of FDI decreased by 90.1 %, cf. in the first quarter of 2009 the outflow of FDI in Lithuania was LTL971.5 million which shows the inflow.   In the total flow of FDI investment into equity capital made up LTL100.3 million, reinvestment made up –LTL371 million and investment of other capital (mostly loans received from the direct investor) accounted for LTL230.9 million.   In the first quarter of 2010, the bulk of investment came from the investors from Denmark (LTL224.5 million), France (LTL111.3 million), Malta (LTL109.8 million), Russia (LTL74 million), Cyprus (LTL65.8 million) and Germany (LTL43.1 million). The largest inflow of FDI were in water transport (LTL246.1 million), electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (LTL186.8 million), information and communication (LTL94.4 million), real estate (LTL60 million), and wholesale and retail trade activities (LTL44 million).   The flow of Lithuanian direct investment abroad was negative, i.e. minus LTL30 million, which indicated decrease in investment abroad. In the fourth quarter of 2009 the flow of FDI abroad was f also negative and accounted for minus LTL158.8 million.   In the first quarter of this year, investors of Lithuania were most active in Bosnia and Herzegovina i (LTL50.4 million), Cyprus (LTL16.4 million) and Ukraine (LTL5.5 million) while the steepest decrease in the flow of Lithuania’s FDI was registered in Latvia (LTL77.8 million

2012-01-12 Foreign Direct Investment in the first quarter of 2010 (123.3 KB download icon)