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wiiw Annual Database

General description

The wiiw FDI Database provides a comprehensive overview on FDI indicators in 23 Central, East and Southeast European countries. More than 18,800 time series are updated twice a year, in spring and autumn, as soon as new data are released. The time series on FDI follow the international standard of the directional principle, based on the OECD Benchmark Definition of Foreign Direct Investment, 4th edition 2008.

Countries covered

EU Member States Western Balkans CIS and Ukraine
Bulgaria Albania Belarus
Croatia Bosnia and Herzegovina Kazakhstan
Czech Republik Kosovo Moldova
Estonia North Macedonia Russia
Hungary Montenegro Ukraine
Latvia Serbia


All time series run from 1990 onwards as far as the data are available. The database provides the following indicators:

·       FDI total:                         inflow/outflow, inward/outward stock in EUR million

·       FDI by components:       inflow/outflow, inward/outward stock in EUR million

·       FDI by partner:               inflow/outflow, inward/outward stock in EUR million, share in % of total

·       FDI by activities:            inflow/outflow, inward/outward stock in EUR million, share in % of total

Additionally, some indicators for analytical purpose have been included:

·       FDI flow and stock per capita

·       FDI flow and stock in % of GDP

·       FDI flow in % of gross fixed capital formation

The activity breakdown is given by NACE Rev. 2 or NACE Rev. 1 at 1- and 2-letter code and 2-digit manufacturing industry code.


The National Banks of the respective host countries. If National Bank data are lacking, the time series are taken from the Central Statistical Offices (registration data).


The wiiw FDI Database ca be accessed via a user-friendly retrieval tool, also allowing to store your queries, directly at the wiiw website:

You can also access the data here at FIW – please register below.

Related publication

In addition to this online database, wiiw issues a yearly publication (beginning of June) called wiiw FDI Report, available in hardcopy or for download. It includes FDI data of the most recent years plus an analysis of recent developments and prospects of FDI in the region.