According to the Federal State Statistics Service, at the end of September 2007 the accumulated foreign capital in the Russian economy amounted to about 200 billion U.S. dollars. The largest share in the accumulation of capital – 53,5%, fell on other investments (Loans from international financial organizations, trade credits, etc.), the share of direct investments amounted to 44,4% of portfolio – 2,1%. The main investor countries in January-September last year – Britain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Ireland, France, Germany, the United States. Together, these countries accounted for 85.5% of the total accumulated foreign investment. And is it profitable for foreigners to invest in the economy of the Kirov region. How many Foreign investment came in last in 2007 and who is included in the list of major investor countries? "Foreign investors Kirov Region certainly interested – the head Kirovstata Nikolay Zorin.
– We are constantly track the receipt of investments from abroad. But, unfortunately, can not with precision talk about those investments, which were received from organizations that have a certain percentage share of foreign capital and investing investments denominated in the Kirov region. If you do not take into account the rate of these organizations, then on 1 January 2008 the volume of accumulated foreign capital amounted to 34.4 million U.S. dollars. " "In this case you should say about portfolio investment – says the head of the Economic Development Department under the Government of Kirov region Alexey Korshunov. – Today, in our free market rotates a very small number of shares and bonds, and thus the portfolio investment does not reflect the real situation regarding foreign investment in the regional economy.