Direct foreign investment in Croatia, in the first half of this year, amounted to 426.9 million euros.
Most investors are Germany and the biggest investments are attracted by the post and telecommunications , according to preliminary data of the Croatian National Bank ( HNB) .
According to the balance of payments ,in the first quarter of this year, direct foreign investment amounted to 505.7 million euros, but in the second quarter outflow is noted , or minus of 78.8 million euros , which lowered the growth at the mid-year level to 7.4 percent.
Observed by sector, in the first half of the year, most investments were made in the section ” Post and Telecommunications ” in the amount of 105.9 million euros , in real estate – 60.9 million euros , followed by food and beverages – 59.5 million euros and construction – 54.3 million euros of investment.
Several activities, according to Central Bank statistics , in the first six months of 2013, have outflows and minuses are most recorded in the sale of motor vehicles ( 123.5 million euros ) and in the banking sector, which recorded outflows amounting to 40.6 million euros.
Statistics by countries shows ,that in the first half of the year ,in Croatia, mostly invested , investors from Germany, in the amount of 127.7 million euros.