In the I half of 2013 the economy of the Novosibirsk region received 394.6 million dollars of foreign investment, which is 44% more than in the corresponding period of last year.
Economic investment undertaken in 60 countries. The main investor countries: Cyprus (16.2%), United Kingdom (14.4%), Germany (9%), Azerbaijan (7.7%), Switzerland (6.5%), Tajikistan (5.8% ).
The most attractive for foreign capital have been organizing transport and communications — 53.3%, enterprise manufacturing — 21.4%, wholesale and retail trade — 16%.
Most of the resources from abroad (79.6%) comes in the form of other investments aimed at maintaining the required level of working capital. The share of portfolio investment is very small — about 1.3%.
Investing abroad is explicitly characterized for the companies producing leather, leather products and footwear production, crop production, wholesale organizations.