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Foreign direct investments (FDI)


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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Armenia statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Armenian statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Armenian-specific metadata information.

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The foreign direct investment is the acquisition by a resident(s) of one country 10% or more of the voting power in the capital of another country’s resident organization, all financial claims and liabilities with those investors and related organizations, as well as the share of those investors in organization profit. Direct investments are implemented: 1) In the authorized and emission capital, in the form of bonds, shares, equity participation, i.e., when another organization is managing the voting shares (common stocks, interests, shares) of not less than 50% (subsidiary) and when another organization owns 10-50% of the voting power (affiliated company), 2) In the direct investor’s share to the other elements of entity’s own capital, 3) In debt instruments. out in form of bonds, other securities (excepting shares), credits, loans, deposits.

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Unit of measurement

mln. USD


The calculations are carried out in accordance with the filling procedure specified in the statistical reporting form

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The main sources of data collection are the foreign investments and foreign investment implementing organizations, as well as data and additional calculations received from RA Central Bank on indicators of foreign investments. The data collection is implemented by the statistical reporting form in accordance with the Annual and Five Year Statistical Programs (

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Metadata last updated 2020-11-15: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Foreign direct investments (FDI)

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Organisation Armstat , Central Bank of Armenia
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