The foreign direct investments (FDI) in Georgia amounted to USD 1 152.8 million in 2021 (preliminary data), two times higher compared to the adjusted data of 2020. Increase in equity, reinvestment of earnings and debt instruments is considered to be the main reason for the growth of FDI.
Together with compilation of FDI for the current period, data for the 1-3 quarters of 2021 were adjusted according to the Geostat’s revision policy, based on updates from various sources.
The shares of major foreign direct investor countries in FDI stand as follows: The United Kingdom (51.8%), Netherlands (10.9%) and Czech Republic (7.1%).
The share of three major economic sectors in FDI reached 72.1 percent in 2021. The largest share of FDI was registered in the financial sector, totaling USD 443.3 million, entertainment, recreation and other services sector was the second with USD 230.5 million, followed by the energy sector with USD 157.0 million.
Foreign direct investments (FDI) in Georgia amounted to USD 411.3 million in Q4 2021 (preliminary data).