Which Country Invests the Most in Ukraine

by Roman Cheplyk
Friday, December 3, 2021
Which Country Invests the Most in Ukraine

Direct investment from the EU in the second quarter of 2021 amounted to $1.35 million

EU countries are actively investing in the Ukrainian economy: in the second quarter of 2021, Ukraine received almost one and a half-billion dollars. And almost all of them are from Europe. According to the agency, the Netherlands invested the most $922.8 million, and Germany $242.9 million. At the same time, the NBU reported that investors from Sweden put their money, amounting to more than $100 million. 

As of March 31, 2021, foreign direct investment in Ukraine's economy amounted to $51.7 billion. The largest foreign investor in Ukraine, according to the NBU, is Cyprus. Companies registered in this country have invested $16.7 billion in Ukraine.

This year, it will be recalled that Ukrainians received a lovely tool for investment – the land market.

As for sectoral priorities, foreign investors have different ones: today, FDI is available in all sectors of the Ukrainian economy. At the same time, most investors on the Ukrainian market are willing to invest in the processing industry and wholesale, and retail trade – where new products appear quickly, assortment changes, costs, and low commercial risks pay off quickly. Also popular are industries that do not require long-term investment and new technologies, including the financial and real estate sectors.

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