For 2008 in the enterprises of area 60 million dale are enclosed. The USA direct foreign investments against 73 mln. dollars for previous year.
In a total amount of receipts receipts due to reinvestment of the income - 34 mln. dollars or 56% prevailed.
Investments in the form of money made nearly a quarter of volume of receipts, in the form of securities - 7%, property - 5%, other types (contracts on joint activity) - 3%.
During 2008 direct foreign investments arrived from 19 countries of the world, the greatest - from the Netherlands and Cyprus (60% and 15% respectively).
Nearly 35 mln. dollars of the capital are invested by foreign investors in the enterprises for production of foodstuff, drinks; other part - in the enterprises of the sphere of hotel business, real estate, transport, agriculture, construction and trade.
The total amount of direct foreign investments in economy of area as of January 1, 2009 made 152 mln. dollars that counting on one inhabitant made 127 dollars (on January, 2008 - 153 dollars).
The most part of direct foreign investments is concentrated in the regional center and the Zhovtnevy area - 44 and 43 percent respectively. There is insignificant a share of foreign investments in the cities of Voznesensk, Ochakovo, Pervomaisk and Yuzhnoukrainsk, and also in Arbuzinsky, Berezansky, Veselinovsky, Voznesensky, Krivoozersk, Nikolaevsk, New Odessa, Ochakov and Pervomaisk areas - from 0,1% to 4%.