Reported investment in the service activities reached the amount of 1,156 MD during the first ten months of 2018, against 1,499 MD during the first ten months of 2017, posting a decrease of 22.9%. This is what emerged from the latest figures from the Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation (APII).
Thus, the number of projects reported reached 9,417 in the first ten months of 2018 compared to 7,357 in the first ten months of 2017, up 28.0%.
These projects will create 35,858 jobs, compared with 31,638 jobs in the first ten months of 2017, i.e. an increase of 13.3%.
Compared to the same month last year, reported investments in the service activities recorded a rise of 2.7% (87.6 MD vs. 85.7 MD in October 2017).
The number of reported projects grew from 696 to 1,056 during the month of October 2018, up 51.7%.
The number of jobs to be created reached 3389 against 2780 in the month of October 2017, up 21.9%.