In the first three quarters of 2014, real GDP increased (5.9%; 645 mln.GEL) compared to the corresposding period in 2013. The largest contributions to the real GDP growth have the following sectors: construction (1.2 percentage point), manufacturing (1.1 percentage point) and trade (1.1 percentage point).
In this period, the volume of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) also increased (29.1%; 208.3 mln.USD), basically due to the significant increase of FDI (99.2%) in the third quarter of 2014. It is noteworthy, that since 2008, such large inflow of FDI have not been in any quarter. In the first three quarters of 2014, the volume of FDI equals to 923.3 mln.USD.