Czech net FDI inflow shrank to CZK 24.4bn (
Foreign direct investments in domestic corporations plunged 57% on the year to CZK 89.3bn in 2013, with the bulk of it going for reinvested earnings.
Czech companies invested CZK 64.9bn abroad last year, up from CZK 26.2bn in 2012.
In December alone, direct investments recorded a surplus of CZK 1.3bn, of which estimated reinvested earnings were roughly CZK 6.8bn. In November net FDI was negative at CZK 5.9bn.
The portfolio investment inflow was affected mainly by rising investments of non-residents in residents' debt securities, the central bank said.
Other investment produced a surplus of CZK 58.8bn in 2013 versus a deficit of CZK 110.6bn in the previous year.
Source: Central bank
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