“This year direct foreign investments amounted to more than $ 2 billion and the share of foreign investments total 22%. Investments into the real economy are growing. Confidence is growing,” he said at the annual report press conference, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
At the same time, he stressed that support of domestic producers was one of the government’s priorities in 2017.
As Ukrinform earlier reported, in December, the Verkhovna Rada approved at first reading a bill on the support of domestic producers "Buy Ukrainian, Pay to Ukrainians,” which provides for preferences for domestic producers during public procurement tenders.