Rising Investments

The conditions of doing business in Eastern Slovakia reflect the economic reforms which have taken place in Slovakia and were anchored in the relevant legislative standards.

Aside from the Ease of Doing Business index, which we discuss in another chapter, they tell about the dynamic events and certain other parameters, including the growth of foreign direct investments or the growing number of business entities.

The Number of Legal Units in the Private Sector - Eastern Slovakia



Source: Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic

 

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A positive trend in the tide of foreign direct investment was also expressed in the growth in the number of companies with foreign participation.

Since 2009 their number has grown by 56 %. Investments from Germany, the USA, Italy and other countries have been aimed specifically at the Automotive, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Industry, ICT sectors.

The Top 25 source countries of foreign investments in Slovakia


Country Number of companies Owned share in EUR
Czech Republic 9 591 2 356 600 292
Hungary 9 391 1 010 909 019
Austria 3 803 1 562 015 341
Germany 2 402 1 836 538 730
Italy 2 078 1 730 354 257
Poland 1 553 76 424 594
Ukraine 1 488 19 244 099
Russia 1 014 25 041 084
Great Britain 988 375 424 952
United States of America 963 565 125 284
Netherlands 940 5 174 636 674
Romania 890 10 900 939
Cyprus 797 1 793 041 909
France 651 463 854 213
Switzerland 610 365 380 228
Belgium 606 514 274 067
China 481 17 204 533
Luxemburg 362 1 824 433 677
Slovenia 332 13 282 355
Spain 261 193 664 780
Bulgaria 254 3 723 818
Republic of Seychelles 240 5 976 355
Croatia 229 6 157 416
Iran 217 2 060 703
Serbia 191 1 976 937

Source: Bisnode