Lithuania has been ranked top in the EU in the Greenfield FDI Performance Index compiled by fDi Intelligence, a division of the Financial Times. The Baltic country came in 9th globally, and ranked 3rd in the Emerging Europe section, for attracting greenfield FDI.
The index measures the attractiveness of countries as destinations for greenfield foreign direct investment (FDI) relative to the size of their GDP.
According to the Financial Times, the index is compiled using the methodology devised by UNCTAD, the UN’s trade and development body. This means factors such as mergers and acquisitions, intracompany loans and other similar forms of cross-border investment are not included.
Source: Verslo žinios