"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 a 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.