Gabon - Foreign direct investment

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)

Definition: Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows net outflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world and is divided by GDP.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and Balance of Payments databases, World Bank, International Debt Statistics, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

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Year Value
2005 1.84

Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$)

Definition: Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows total net FDI. In BPM6, financial account balances are calculated as the change in assets minus the change in liabilities. Net FDI outflows are assets and net FDI inflows are liabilities. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

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Year Value
2005 ($166,927,600.00)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$) in Gabon was $856,000,000.00 as of 2013. Over the past 35 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $856,000,000.00 in 2013 and ($489,085,700.00) in 1996.

Definition: Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in the reporting economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.

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Year Value
1978 $56,546,280.00
1979 $55,048,460.00
1980 $31,522,220.00
1981 $54,575,940.00
1982 $131,738,200.00
1983 $111,844,100.00
1984 $8,124,376.00
1985 $15,091,380.00
1986 $110,249,300.00
1987 $89,806,050.00
1988 $132,550,700.00
1989 ($30,532,120.00)
1990 $73,457,900.00
1991 ($54,589,230.00)
1992 $126,940,100.00
1993 ($113,715,600.00)
1994 ($99,602,900.00)
1995 ($314,523,700.00)
1996 ($489,085,700.00)
1997 ($311,296,100.00)
1998 $146,627,200.00
1999 ($156,622,000.00)
2000 ($42,626,420.00)
2001 ($89,090,820.00)
2002 $38,966,230.00
2003 $157,986,800.00
2004 $319,505,700.00
2005 $326,161,900.00
2006 $267,805,300.00
2007 $269,324,300.00
2008 $773,000,000.00
2009 $573,000,000.00
2010 $499,000,000.00
2011 $696,000,000.00
2012 $696,000,000.00
2013 $856,000,000.00

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) in Gabon was 4.43 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 4.93 in 2008, while its lowest value was -8.59 in 1996.

Definition: Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows net inflows (new investment inflows less disinvestment) in the reporting economy from foreign investors, and is divided by GDP.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and Balance of Payments databases, World Bank, International Debt Statistics, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

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Year Value
1978 2.37
1979 1.82
1980 0.74
1981 1.41
1982 3.64
1983 3.30
1984 0.23
1985 0.45
1986 3.24
1987 2.74
1988 3.46
1989 -0.73
1990 1.23
1991 -1.01
1992 2.27
1993 -2.60
1994 -2.38
1995 -6.34
1996 -8.59
1997 -5.84
1998 3.27
1999 -3.36
2000 -0.84
2001 -1.89
2002 0.79
2003 2.61
2004 4.45
2005 3.76
2006 2.81
2007 2.33
2008 4.93
2009 4.76
2010 3.42
2011 3.70
2012 3.90
2013 4.43

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments