The Malta Independent 29 May 2024, Wednesday
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FDI in Malta nears €200 billion - NSO

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 11:29 Last update: about 4 years ago

As at the end of 2020, the stock position of Foreign Direct Investment in Malta stood at €196.2 billion, while Direct Investment abroad amounted to €58.8 billion, the NSO said today.

During the year 2020, FDI flows in Malta increased by €3.4 billion.

The main contributors to total FDI flows were financial and insurance activities with a total contribution of 90.5 per cent. In December 2020, the stock position of FDI amounted to €196.2 billion, an increase of €8.3 billion over the corresponding period of the previous year.

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Financial and insurance activities accounted for 97.6 per cent of FDI stocks in December 2020.

During 2020, direct investment flows abroad totalled €6.3 billion, mainly in the form of claims on direct investors.

The stock position of direct investment abroad stood at €58.8 billion in December 2020, down by €0.9 billion from the stock position in 2019. Financial and insurance activities made up 99.5 per cent of the total FDI abroad.

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