Strong Increase in Austrian FDI

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: May 14, 2012; 15:59 ♦ (Vindobona)

Only in 2007, Austrian investors made more investments abroad. Last year, FDI totaled € 22bn.

Strong Increase in Austrian FDI / Picture: ©

Last year, Austrian enterprises made investments of € 21.9bn abroad. Conversely, investments in Austria by foreign investors reached € 10.2bn. Only in 2007, the year before the outbreak of the financial crisis, higher investments were observed. Foreign direct investments by Austrians reached € 28.5bn, FDI in Austria was € 22.8bn.

The Austrian Central Bank (OeNB) thinks…