There has been a slight raise of foreign investments in Bulgaria for August, reported the Association for the Promotion of Foreign Investments.
This information, reported by the Bulgarian National Radio, comes after a long time of steady dropping of FDIs to the crisis-hit country.
According to data from the Bulgarian National Bank, investments for the frist eight months of 2010 have been just 40% of the amount for the same period 2009 and totalled just EUR 830 M.
A large part of the companies investing are regarding their investments as strategic, report the Association, with a large part of investments coming from reinvested profits.
The real estate sector, despite a considerable absolute drop, still has a considerable share of 20%.
FDIs for 2010 are expected to total EUR 1.2 B, according to forecasts by the Association for the Promotion of Foreign Investments.