Georgia signed bilateral investment treaties with 32 countries and has been a member of the ICSID agreement since 1992, and foreign direct investment reached $ 1758 million in 2014, an increase of 87% over the previous year.
In 2018, foreign direct investment reached $ 1.2 billion in Georgia in 2018, according to preliminary data released by the National Statistics Office of Georgia in March 2019.
Georgia's financial sector received the largest amount of foreign direct investment at $ 277.9 million. The transportation sector benefited from the second highest share in foreign direct investment with $ 209.9 million, followed by the energy sectors ($ 157.2 million), industry ($ 142.3 million) and construction ($ 103.6 million).
Other industries that have received significant FDI are real estate ($ 90 million), hotels and restaurants ($ 72.3 million), mining ($ 66.7 million), agriculture and fishing ($ 15.9 million), and health and social work ($ 13.2 million).