Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 October, 2021 at 11:44 am by Andre Camilleri
As at the end of 2020, the stock position of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) 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.
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.