In terms of capital investment Dnipropetrovsk region ranks first among the regions of Ukraine

For 9 months of 2020, $1.25 billion was invested in the Dnipropetrovsk region, which allowed the region to keep the first place in the rating of capital investments among the regions of Ukraine. But the volume of investments in the region decreased by 22% compared to the corresponding period last year.

Most of the region’s capital investments are formed by own funds of enterprises – $1 bln (80.6%), which in comparison with the corresponding period last year also decreased by 26%. Local budget funds accounted for 9% out of the total investments’ volume – $111.1 mln. Credit resources increased by 15.7% compared to the corresponding period last year and amounted to $54.7 mln (4.4%).

The largest share of capital investments (55.6%) was made in the industrial sector of the region’s economy and amounted to $696.2 mln, of which a significant part was invested in the extractive industry ($356.4 mln) and the processing industry ($285.2 mln).

In second place is the service sector (25.5%). Capital investments in this sector of the economy amounted to $318.8 mln. The largest amount of them was invested in public administration and defense – $155 mln, real estate transactions – $87.9 mln and also transport and warehousing ̶ $39.3 mln.

Investments in tangible assets amounted to $1238.5 mln (98.9%). The largest amount of capital investments by assets type was invested in construction – 53.5%.

Investments in intangible assets accounted for only 1.1% of the total capital investments of $13.5 mln, of which $7.6 mln was invested in the IT sector, and $3.7 mln in the rights to commercial designations, copyright and related rights, patents, licenses, concessions.