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Net FDI in Bosnia drops sharply in Q1

Author Maja Garaca
Net FDI in Bosnia drops sharply in Q1 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina; License: CC0 Creative Commons

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), August 10 (SeeNews) - Net foreign direct investment (FDI) into Bosnia and Herzegovina fell to 70.1 million marka ($41.1 million/35.8 million euro) in the first quarter of 2018, down 57.7% on the year, official figures show.

Switzerland was the biggest foreign investor in Bosnia in the review period with investment totalling 57.6 million marka, followed by Croatia with 19.8 million marka, according to figures published by the central bank.

FDI inflow in Bosnia and Herzegovina rose to 777.7 million marka in 2017 from 564.0 million marka in the prior year.

Last year, the highest inflow of investment in Bosnia came from Austria totalling 186.8 million marka, followed by Croatia with 102.0 million marka, Slovenia with 101.7 million marka, Switzerland with 58.7 million marka and Serbia with 53.9 million marka.

(1 euro=1.95583 marka)