"The amount of investment has really increased and investors are really interested in Georgia, especially in large investment projects, such as gas pipelines, railways, hydroelectric plants. So it is a long-term goal and we want to say that there is a real interest in Georgia," Balvanera said, Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for the Caucasus, Moldova and Belarus
Foreign investors have shown growing interest in various areas of Georgia's economy, particularly in the transport, communications, financial and construction sectors. The latest data show that the top three sectors benefited from 60.5% of all foreign direct investment (FDI) that Georgia attracted in 2017.
In total, Georgia attracted $1.86 billion in FDI in 2017, an increase of 16.2% over 2016.