Foreign direct investment

Foreign Direct Investment in Klaipėda region according economic activities, 2016

The principal factor defying city’s economic attractiveness is the level of Foreign Direct Investment per capita. Klaipėda County is #2 in Lithuania standing behind Vilnius only.

Moreover, 74.4% of all FDI in Klaipėda County is based in Klaipėda city, with FDI from Denmark, Cyprus and Germany alone combining half of all of them.

The biggest industries for FDI are Manufacturing, Logistics, Oil Refinery and Shipping.

FDI, million EUR

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Lithuania, TOTAL

4,072

4,321

4,363

4,673

4,890

Klaipėda County

3,115

2,925

3,100

3,732

3,474

Alytus County

723

752

805

949

1,011

Kaunas County

2,521

2,196

2,427

2,612

2,610

Marijampolė County

861

776

904

944

919

Panevėžys County

993

1,203

1,184

1,369

1,494

Šiauliai County

597

636

605

641

968

Tauragė County

129

160

212

243

273

Telšiai County

7,016

6,692

1,999

1,867

2,642

Utena County

580

520

1,644

1,375

1,274

Vilnius County

9,649

10,796

11,235

11,830

12,282

Economic activity 2015 2016 2017 Change in the last year
Forestry and fishing 232 244 257 5.3%
Mining and quarrying 20 28 29 3.6%
Manufacturing 936 959 992 3.4%
Electricity and gas management 104 112 101 -9.8%
Water supply and waste management activities 50 46 51 10.9%
Construction 965 1,026 1,065 3.8%
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycle 2,375 2,414 2,425 0.5%
Transportation and storage 1,264 1,283 1,317 2.7%
Accommodation and food service activities 523 521 508 -2.5%
Information and communication 157 170 187 10.0%
Finance and insurance 65 73 77 5.5%
Real estate activities 580 612 647 5.7%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 826 849 949 11.8%
Administrative and support service activities 398 433 436 0.7%
Public management and defense 39 39 42 7.7%
Education 382 393 395 0.5%
Health and social work and other social service activities 320 342 365 6.7%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 268 362 511 41.2%
Other activities 1,025 1,235 1,266 2.5%
TOTAL 10,529 11,141 11,620 4.3%

FDI in Klaipėda region according to countries, 2016

Country:

Amount of FDI, million EUR

Cyprus

282.1

Denmark

227.9

United States of America

123.7

Switzerland

123.5

Germany

113.1

Russian Federation

55.0

Other countries

178.0