In Moldova, according to updated data, the volume of investments in long-term assets in 2017 amounted to 23 billion 498.3 million lei and grew by 3.5%, compared to 2016, and not by 1.3%, as previously reported.
Such updated information was provided by the National Bureau of Statistics, which previously reported that the volume of investments in long-term assets in 2017 amounted to 20 billion 996.6 million lei, an increase of 1.3% compared to the previous year. According to new NBS data, in 2017 investments in long-term intangible assets amounted to 531.8 million lei and increased by 18.8%, compared to the previous year. At the same time, investments in long-term tangible assets increased by 3.1% - up to 22 billion 966.5 million lei. According to the NBS, while in 2017, investments in equipment, machines, transfer devices amounted to 7 billion 521.6 million. Investments in the construction of residential buildings amounted to 3 billion 497.3 million lei (-4.4% compared to 2016), investments in non-residential buildings (buildings and structures) - 4 billion 873.2 million lei (-5.1%), investments in transport means - 2 billion 183.7 lei (+ 7.5%), in engineering facilities - 3 billion 608 million lei ( + 14%), other tangible assets - 1 billion 282.7 million lei (+ 11.4%). In the structure of investments by type of fixed assets, the largest share in 2017 fell on investment in equipment, machinery and transmission devices - 32% of the total. The main sources of funding for investment activities in 2017 remained the own funds of economic entities, amounting to 15 billion 356.3 million lei (65.4% of the total). Herewith, their volume in 2017, in comparison with 2016, decreased by 1.2%. Investments from the budgetary funds totaled 2 billion 741.7 million lei (11.7% of the total investment). Meanwhile, investments from the state budget amounted to 1 billion 458 million lei (6.2% of the total amount), an increase of 46%, and investments from the budgets of administrative-territorial units increased by 38.3% to 1 billion 283.7 million lei, and their share in the total investment volume was 5.5%. Foreign investments fell by 7% to 1 billion 489 million lei, and their share in the total volume was 6.3%. Investments from other sources amounted to 3 billion 911.3 million lei (share 16.6%), an increase of 7.5%, compared to the previous year. //31.07.2018 - InfoMarket.