wiiw Forecast Reports

FDI monitor: Inflows down by almost a quarter in 2017


Gabor Hunya

in: Strong Growth Amid Increased Negative Risks
wiiw Forecast Report No. Autumn 2018, November 2018 , pp. 50-51

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Despite strong economic growth in the region, inflows of FDI fell quite sharply in 2017, and a further decline could be on the cards this year. However, disinvestment by foreign investors is largely being replaced by national capital, particularly in the Visegrad countries. Trends in FDI indicate that countries such as Romania, Serbia and Macedonia are becoming increasingly integrated into the Central European manufacturing hub.


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Annual Database, wiiw Monthly Database