A new road under construction in Kobuleti. (Interpressnews.)

TBILISI, DFWatch–Direct foreign investments in Georgia increased 87 percent in 2014, compared to the year before, according to precise data published by the National Statistics Department.

The report, which was published on Monday, says investments in 2014 amounted to USD 1,758 million, out of which reinvestments accounted for 19 percent.

Investments originating in three countries made up 52 percent of the total amount.

The top originator countries for investments was the Netherlands with 21 percent, Azerbaijan – 19 percent and China – 12 percent.

The sectors invested most in were transport and communication – USD 433.7 million (25 percent of investments), construction – USD 316.6 million (18 percent) and processing industry – USD 205.4 million (12 percent).