Poland reports net FDI outflow of EUR 291mn in November

By bne IntelliNews January 20, 2014

The net outflow of foreign direct investment to Poland amounted to EUR 291mn in November of 2013 vs. (revised) net inflow of EUR 749mn a month earlier, according to the data of the National Bank of Poland (NBP).

In the 12 months ending in November of 2013, Poland reported net FDI outflow of EUR 1,481mn vs. net inflow of 5.897mn a year earlier.

In October, NBP revised the FDI inflow figure for the entire 2012 to EUR 4.72bn vs. EUR 14.83bn in 2011. It earlier said that the FDI balance was EUR 2.86bn in 2012 vs. EUR 13.56bn in 2011.

In November of 2013, positive foreign portfolio investment in Poland amounted to EUR 327mn. This balance resulted mainly from non-resident withdrawal from investment in debt securities (EUR 781mn) - mostly treasury bonds issued on both domestic and foreign markets. Decrease in investment, on the other hand, was reported for equity securities (EUR 454mn).

In November of 2013, balance on Polish investment abroad was positive and stood at EUR 1,397mn, which translates into a decrease in this type of investment, NBP also reported. 

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