Half-year FDI in Bosnia rises in H1

Half-year FDI in Bosnia rises in H1 Author: Ken Teegardin. Licence: Creative Commons.

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), October 2 (SeeNews) - Foreign direct investments (FDI) in Bosnia and Herzegovina rose to 122.4 million marka ($73.5 million/62.6 million euro) in the first half of 2017, from 94.7 million marka in the prior-year period, according to central bank data.

Switzerland was the biggest foreign investor in Bosnia in the review period with FDI totalling 61.6 million marka, followed by Other countries with 26.4 million marka and the United Arab Emirates with 22.0 million marka, figures show.

By industry, most investments were directed into the manufacturing of metals, 46.0 million marka, followed by wholesale trade with 37.9 million marka, and real estate activities with 11 million marka.

(1 euro=1.95583 Bosnian marka)

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