Switzerland is the biggest investor in FYROM

Switzerland is the biggest investor in FYROM

Skopje, September 2, 2014/ Independent Balkan News Agency

By Naser Pajaziti

In the first six months of this year, the total amount of direct foreign investments was 132 million Euros, reports the National Bank of Macedonia. Compared to the same period a year ago, total investments are up by 14 million Euros.

The worst month in terms of investments was June, where according to the data of the National Bank of Macedonia, investments were less than a million Euros. The majority of investments in the first half of 2014 come from Switzerland. 118 million out of the total 132 million Euros come from Switzerland.

Besides Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Germany and Britain, are other big investors in FYROM.

As far as sectors are concerned, 35 million Euros were invested in mines, 31 million Euros in production, 22 million Euros in construction and 19 million Euros in services. /ibna/