Foreign Direct Investments FDIs in Kosova by country of origin on 31/06/2015

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Open Data Albania is updating data about Foreign Direct Investments FDIs in Kosova by country of origin. Foreign Direct Investments are an important indicator of capital flows and economic development.

In 2014, the total of Foreign Direct Investments was EUR 151.2 million marking a downward trend compared with the previous year when these investments ran at EUR 259.02 million. Switzerland was the country of origin having the bulk of FDIs in Kosovo for 2014 running at EUR 38.2 million unlike 2013 where investments of EUR 82.8 million from Turkey were the main investments in Kosovo. FDIs with Swiss origin amounted to a rate of 14% of the FDIs total in 2014.

Other countries with weight in terms of FDIs are Austria and Germany (11%), Turkey and Albania (8%) etc. An interesting fact is that the value of FDIs from such countries as UK, the Netherlands, Greece and Cyprus was negative during 2014. This indicates that investors who previously invested in Kosova withdrew their investments during this year. It comes out that UK withdrew EUR 39.5 million of FDIs during this year, while a year earlier FDIs with a value of EUR 10.66 million wereinflowing to Kosovo.



Source: Central Bank of Kosova
Comments and analyses: ODA

The situation of FDIs by country of origin have changed over the years. In 2007 and 2011, the bulk of FDIs originated from UK respectively with a value of EUR 116.16 and 80.1 million. In 2008, FDIs mostly came from Austria with a value of EUR 51.3 million.

In the two subsequent years, Germany was the state that marked the largest value of Foreign Direct Investments. During these years the country has invested in Kosovo respectively 75.15 and 91.54 EUR. In 2012-2013, it turns out that Turkey is the country with the greatest investments in Kosova. In 2012, FDIs from this country amounted to EUR 65.55 million and a year later EUR 82.73 million.

Foreign Direct Investments in Kosova by state of origin 2007-2014


Source: Central Bank of Kosova
Comments and analyses: ODA

Foreign Direct Investments in Kosova by state of origin 2007-2014



Source: Central Bank of Kosova
Comments and analyses: ODA

In the first half of 2015, Switzerland is again the country with the bulk of FDIs in Kosova with EUR 40.5 million.The countries with negative values of FDIs in this period were Holland with EUR 11.6 million and Greece with EUR 0.3 million.

Situation in terms of Foreign Direct Investments in Kosova by state of origin
Value in million EUR




Source: Central Bank of Kosova
Comments and analyses: ODA

On 31 December 2014 the accumulative situation of FDIs in Kosova was as follows: with European Union countries 987 million of Direct Incoming Investments were carried out and EUR 74.3 million Outgoing Direct Investments; with other European countries EUR 644.3 million of Incoming FDIs and EUR 85.5 of Outgoing FDIs were carried out and with other non-European countries Incoming FDIs of EUR 128.5 million and Outgoing FDIs of EUR 14.8 were carried out.

Situation in terms of Foreign Direct Investments in Kosova by state of origin
Value in million EUR



Source: Central Bank of Kosova
Comments and analyses: ODA




Source: Central Bank of Kosova
Comments and analyses: ODA

In 31 November 2014 the total value of FDIs was EUR 2.96 billion of Incoming investments and EUR 175 million of Outgoing Investments. But these values are higher compared with those of 31 March 2014 when the state of FDIs was EUR 2.8 billion of Incoming Investments and EUR 141 million of Outgoing Investments. These flows were also increased in the first half of 2015. While an interesting fact is the sharpen ratio of FDIs with their origin from non-European countries and unspecified countries toward Kosova.



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    Contributer: Griselda Rruci
    Translated by: ODA
    Edited by: ODA