Among the major investors of the country’s organisations were business entities of Russia (45.3 percent of all investments), Cyprus (20 percent), the Netherlands (6.4 percent), and Ukraine (5.2 percent). At the same time, foreign direct investments amounted to $3.8bn – or 88.1 percent of all foreign investments.
In turn, Belarus’ organisations invested $2.7bn abroad in the first half of 2022. Most funds went to business entities of Russia (85.2 percent). In addition, investments to Ukraine (3.3 percent) and Lithuania (2.3 percent) were registered. According to the National Statistical Committee, direct investments accounted for 94.7 percent of all investments abroad.