Investment in Belarus from abroad. In 2017, $9.7 billion were invested by foreign investors in the real sector of the economy (excluding banks).
The main investors of Belarusian organisations were economic entities from the Russian Federation (38% of the total investment), the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (26.6%) and Cyprus (7.2%).
Gross foreign direct investment (FDI) was $7.6 bn, or 78.5% of the total foreign investment.
Investment from Belarus abroad. In 2017 the outward investment of Belarusian organisations (excluding banks) totaled $5.5 billion.
Significant investment was made by organisations of the country in the economic entities of the Russian Federation (66.9% of the total outward investment), Ukraine (17.3%), and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (7.6%).
Direct investment accounted for 93.8% of the total investment abroad.