FDI in Malta at €477.9 billion, while direct investment abroad amounts to €461.3 billion

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 February, 2024 at 2:56 pm by Andre Camilleri

As at the end of June 2023, the stock position of Foreign Direct Investment in Malta stood at €477.9 billion, while Direct Investment abroad amounted to €461.3 billion, the NSO said Thursday.

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Malta

Foreign direct investment flows were estimated to be €9.9 billion during the first six months of 2023.  The main contributors to FDI flows were Financial and insurance activities, accounting for 88.8 per cent of the total.

In June 2023, the stock position of FDI in Malta amounted to €477.9 billion, an increase of €36.1 billion over the corresponding period of the previous year. Financial and insurance activities recorded the largest share at 97.6 per cent of FDI stocks in June 2023.

Direct Investment Abroad

During the first six months of 2023, direct investment flows abroad totalled €10.0 billion, mainly in the form of equity and investment fund shares/units.

The stock position of direct investment abroad stood at €461.3 billion in June 2023, up by €32.5 billion over the stock position in 2022. Financial and insurance activities made up 99.5 per cent of total FDI abroad.

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