FDI in Bulgaria’s Non-Financial Sector Drops by 5.9% in 2014  

Business | August 31, 2015, Monday // 17:47|  views

NSI headquarters in Sofia. File photo BGNES

Foreign direct investment into Bulgaria’s non-financial sector decreased by 5.9% last year, reaching EUR 21.95B, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) announced on Monday.

The biggest share of foreign direct investment (FDI) went into industry – EUR 8.95B, according to preliminary data, the NSI said. Services followed with EUR 4.58B in FDI attracted in the course of 2014.

While these two sectors together accounted for a 61.6% of total FDI into non-financial enterprises in Bulgaria, their combined relative share decreased by 2.9 percentage points compared with 2013.

The construction sector attracted EUR 994M in FDI last year, an increase of 7% compared with 2013.

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