Incoming Foreign Investment in Ukraine 2021

by Meifan Honcharuk
Thursday, November 25, 2021
2 MIN

Capital investments in Ukraine for the 3rd quarter grew by almost 19%

The growth of capital investments in Ukraine in July-September 2021 concerning the same period in 2020 amounted to 18.7%, while in April-June, the increase was 17.1%, and in January-March, there was a decline in capital investments at the level of 9.5%

According to the State statistics service, $12.3 billion of capital investments were received in Ukraine for the third quarter of this year. 

The growth of capital investments in the first nine months of this year compared to the same period last year amounted to 9.7%.

A decrease in capital investments in the third quarter of 2021 was recorded in Luhansk (by 6.7%) and Kherson (by 5.7%) regions.

Capital investments in July-September-2021 compared to July-September 2020 increased in Lviv (by 83.6%), Ivano-Frankivsk (by 80.5%), Kyiv (by 80.4%), and Chernivtsi (by 59%), Vinnytsia (by 42.8%), Cherkasy (by 41.5%), Zakarpattia (by 35%), Ternopil (by 32.1%), Odessa (by 27.1%), Rivne (by 25.2%), Kharkiv (by 23.8%), Chernihiv (by 18.5%), Volyn (by 16.7%), Zaporizhia (by 17.8%), Dnipropetrovsk (by 11.6%), Kirovohrad (by 10.9%), Donetsk (by 10.3%), Mykolaiv (by 10.1%), Khmelnytsky (by 12%) regions and in Kyiv (by 5.6%).

Results for the 2nd quarter

Foreign direct investment in Ukraine in the second quarter of 2021 amounted to about $1.35 billion. According to the National Bank of Ukraine, almost 100% of assets ($1.337 billion) came from the countries of the European Union.

Most direct foreign investments came from the Netherlands — $922.8 million and Germany — $242.9 million.

By the end of March, foreign direct investment in the Ukrainian economy amounted to $51.785 billion. Cypriot companies, in particular, invested $16.72 billion in Ukraine.

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