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Net FDI inflow into Montenegro rises in H1

Author Radomir Ralev
Net FDI inflow into Montenegro rises in H1 License: Creative Commons BY-NC 2.0

PODGORICA (Montenegro), September 4 (SeeNews) – The net inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Montenegro rose to 227.3 million euro ($250.2 million) in the first half of 2019, from 153.6 million euro in the prior-year period, the central bank said, citing preliminary figures.

Total FDI inflow decreased to 374.8 million euro in the first six months of 2019 from 403.6 million euro in January-June 2018, while FDI outflow declined to 147.4 million euro from 250 million euro, the central bank said.

The inflow of investments in companies and banks grew to 166 million euro in the period under review, from 152.7 million euro a year earlier, while investments in real estate went up 1.8% on the year to 79.4 million euro.

FDI inflow in the form of intercompany lending decreased to 118.8 million euro in the first six months, from 166 million euro in the like period of 2018.

The net inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Montenegro fell to 327.6 million euro in 2018, from 484.3 million euro in the previous year.

($ = 0.90847 euro)

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