The Malta Independent 25 February 2020, Tuesday

In June 2019, stock position of FDI in Malta amounted to €184.7 billion

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Foreign direct investment flows were estimated to be €1.7 billion during the first six months of 2019. This shows a decrease of €166.3 million over the corresponding period in 2018.

Financial and insurance activities accounted for 93.9% of FDI flows in Malta.

In June 2019, the stock position of FDI in Malta amounted to €184.7 billion, an increase of €8.9 billion over the corresponding month in 2018. As in previous years, financial and insurance activities recorded the largest share at 97% of FDI stocks in June 2019.

Direct Investment Abroad

During the first six months of 2019, direct investment flows abroad totalled €3.2 billion, an increase of €51.7 million over the amount registered in the previous year. These changes are mainly attributed to changes in equity capital.

Stock position of direct investment abroad stood at €60.2 billion in June 2019, down by €0.9 billion over the stock position in 2018. Financial and insurance activities made up 99.1% of the total FDI abroad.

 


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