04 december 2012 12:18
Odesa receives about $1 billion in foreign investment
As of the beginning of October this year, the total amount of foreign direct investment in Odesa's economy was about $911 million, the main department of statistics in Odesa region told UKRINFORM.
"The total amount of foreign direct investment in the economy of Odesa, including loan capital, as of October 1, 2012 totaled 911 million U.S. dollars, of which the capital of nonresidents directed to the statutory funds of enterprises was 739,600 thousand dollars.
Among the world leaders by foreign direct investment in the economy of the city of Odesa there are Cyprus (24.8% of the total direct investment in the city), the Netherlands (17.9%), the United States (7.9%), the UK (6.9%) and France (6.2%).