More than $ 55 million of foreign investments entered the FEZ "Gomel-Raton" for half a year

More than $ 55 million in foreign direct investment was attracted to the Gomel-Raton free economic zone in January-June 2020, BelTA learned from the administration of the Gomel-Raton free economic zone.

"For the implementation of investment projects in January-June of this year in the FEZ" Gomel-Raton "attracted foreign direct investment in the amount of $ 55.1 million. The inflow of foreign direct investment on a net basis amounted to $ 25.2 million. The residents of the FEZ have invested in fixed assets over than Br110 million (growth rate by half of 2019 -115.5%) ", - said in the administration.

The volume of industrial production for the first half of the year increased by 2.6% compared to January-June 2019. The growth rate of proceeds from the sale of goods and services by FEZ residents exceeded 104%.

Residents of the FEZ "Gomel-Raton" sell most of the products outside Belarus. The foreign trade turnover of goods in January-June amounted to $ 773.7 million. The balance was positive - $ 293.7 million.

As of August 1, 69 business entities with capital from 16 countries of the world were registered as residents of FEZ "Gomel-Raton". The average number of employees at resident enterprises is 29,313 people. 232 new jobs were created in the first half of 2020.