Bank of Lithuania
2019-01-03
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Direct Investment In Q3 2018

(Joint Press Release by the Bank of Lithuania and Statistics Lithuania)

The Bank of Lithuania and Statistics Lithuania has published the provisional data on direct investment (DI) for Q3 2018. The latest data release indicates that foreign direct investment (FDI) flow in Lithuania amounted to €85.3 million. In Q3 2018, reinvestments went up and amounted to €464.3 million. The largest reinvestments were observed in Sweden (€127 million) and Hong Kong (€74.2 million); while by type of activities – in manufacturing (€159.2 million) as well as finance and insurance (€99.3 million) companies. Cumulative FDI in Lithuania rose by 4.1% over the year and stood at €15.5 billion.

Lithuanian DI flow abroad was on a downward path in Q3 2018 and amounted to -€1.2 million. Lithuanian cumulative DI abroad grew by 19% over the year and reached €3.7 billion as at 30 September 2018.

For more detailed direct investment statistics for Q3 2018, see the Statistical Release (115 KB ).

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.