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wiiw FDI Database

The wiiw FDI Database provides a comprehensive overview on FDI indicators in 23 Central, East and Southeast European countries. More than 8900 time series are updated twice a year in spring and autumn as soon as new data are released.

Countries covered

EU member states Southeast Europe European CIS
Bulgaria Albania Belarus
Croatia Bosnia and Herzegovina Kazakhstan
Czech Republic Kosovo Moldova
Estonia Macedonia Russia
Hungary Montenegro Ukraine
Latvia Serbia
Lithuania Turkey


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 mn
FDI by components: inflow/outflow, inward/outward stock in EUR mn
FDI by partner: inflow/outflow, inward/outward stock in EUR mn
FDI by activities: inflow/outflow, inward/outward stock in EUR mn
FDI flow and stock per capita
FDI flow and stock in % of GDP
FDI flow in % of Gross fixed capital formation

Additionally some indicators for analytical purpose have been included:

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 or Privatization Agencies (registration data).


The wiiw FDI database can be accessed either through the FIW Database Retrieval-Tool, but also at wiiw website directly together with two other databases on macroeconomic indicators on Central, East and Southeast European countries:

Related publications

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 the most recent years on FDI data plus an analysis of recent developments and prospects of FDI in the region.