It is believed
that to improve FDI statistics, the Ukrainian government has
only one option and that is to sell large state companies.
Also Ukraine has no real tends to promote investments and
investors are disappointed with the States economy policy.
The Ukrainian government has to pull its act together and
bring about a policy hich will encourage FDI.
Cumulative FDI in Ukraine
in the year 2006 was USD 21.186 billion and per capita FDI
was USD 454.6. Thus in 2006 FDI in Ukraine grew by just USD
4.296 billion. The growth in 2006 was 45.2% less than the
growth in 2005.
Investments by foreigners in Ukraine was USD
4.581 billion in 2006 and withdrawals were USD 0.553 billion.
Foreign Direct Investment
came from a hundred and eighteen countries and of these, the
nine main investor countries provided 85% of the total FDI
invested in Ukraine economy. Some of these countries and the
percentage of total FDI they invested are as follows: Germany
33.6%, Austria 8.7%, USA 8.4%, UK 7.1%, Russian Federation
4.9% and some others. ››