UŽSIENIO INVESTICIJŲ SĄSAJŲ SU EKONOMINIAIS LŪKESČIAIS VERTINIMAS LIETUVOJE
Keywords:foreign investments, foreign direct investments, foreign portfolio investments, economic expectations, economic assessment indicator
Under current globalization and financial integration conditions, international capital is increasingly exported and imported in the form of foreign investments. In most cases foreign investments from one country to another are transferred by foreign direct investments. Besides foreign direct investments, there are foreign portfolio investments, which include buying stock through local stock market exchange, but not controlling business. Often these investments are determined not only by the attractiveness of a country in terms investment possibilities, but also by country’s stock market activity and perspective. The aim of the article is to assess the influence of Lithuania’s economic expectations on foreign investments. Research object – foreign investments and economic assessment indicator dependence. Research methods - logical comparative analysis and synthesis of scientific articles, statistical analysis and summary, graphic analysis, correlation - regression analysis.Research results showed that Lithuania’s economic expectations have greater influence on foreign portfolio investments, thus foreign direct investments are mostly influenced by other factors, which form the environment for investments.