· The foreign investment received by the Community is almost 62 points above the second receiving region
· In the first semester of 2018 foreign investment grows a 43,7 % Compared to the same period of the previous year

The Madrid's community ranks first in terms of foreign investment during the first semester of 2018, according to the data published by the Ministry of Economy and Business. Madrid has managed to attract 8.383 millions of euros, that is to say, he 70% of the total come to the country, followed by Catalonia, Basque Country, Valencian Community and Andalusia.

In relation to the same period of 2017, investment has grown a 43,7%, alcanzando unos 2.547,5 millions more.

Regarding the origin of investment in our region so far this year, he 50 % it comes from Luxembourg, followed by Hong Kong, with the 19,1 %, Netherlands 14,2 %, UK 7,3 % and France 1,9 %.

The sectors who have benefited most from this investment are: suministro de energía eléctrica, gas steam and air (34,9 %), construcción de edificios (19,2 %) and cinematography activities, of video and TV shows (11,2 %).

2.260 MILLIONS IN THE SECOND QUARTER OF THE YEAR

Although in the second quarter there was a slowdown compared to the previous quarter of 2018, in all Spain, Madrid achievement lead foreign investment in the second quarter of 2018, after attracting 2.260 millions of euros, what does the 51 % of the total arrived in Spain. In Spain, that investment has achieved the 4.442 millions in this second quarter.

Since 2008, With the start of the crisis, the Community of Madrid gathers the 57,8 % of all foreign investment in Spain.

[Source: Madrid's community]