Gabon - Foreign direct investment

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$) in Gabon was $85,900,000 as of 2014. Over the past 40 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $346,018,600 in 2000 and ($79,206,770) in 2003.

Definition: Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in an 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. This series shows net outflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world. 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
1974 ($3,000,000)
1975 $7,000,000
1976 $38,000,000
1977 $20,000,000
1978 $1,000,010
1979 $6,722,400
1980 $7,998,881
1981 $7,102,601
1982 $4,808,186
1983 $5,720,793
1984 $3,364,178
1985 $4,051,080
1986 $6,583,775
1987 $7,686,253
1988 $9,736,503
1989 $8,024,870
1990 $28,795,500
1991 $14,887,970
1992 $25,690,260
1993 $2,472,078
1994 $6,844,328
1995 $154,062,400
1996 $206,272,100
1997 $217,542,700
1998 $19,177,840
1999 $319,953,300
2000 $346,018,600
2001 ($7,769,033)
2002 ($60,831,730)
2003 ($79,206,770)
2004 ($30,309,410)
2005 $159,234,300
2006 $106,140,100
2007 $58,765,530
2008 $96,039,860
2009 $86,981,820
2010 $80,595,740
2011 $87,872,470
2012 $85,150,020
2013 $84,539,410
2014 $85,900,000

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP) in Gabon was 0.47 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 40 years was 6.86 in 1999, while its lowest value was -1.22 in 2003.

Definition: Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in an 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. 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, 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
1974 -0.19
1975 0.32
1976 1.26
1977 0.71
1978 0.04
1979 0.22
1980 0.19
1981 0.18
1982 0.13
1983 0.17
1984 0.09
1985 0.12
1986 0.19
1987 0.23
1988 0.25
1989 0.19
1990 0.48
1991 0.28
1992 0.46
1993 0.06
1994 0.16
1995 3.11
1996 3.62
1997 4.08
1998 0.43
1999 6.86
2000 6.83
2001 -0.15
2002 -1.15
2003 -1.22
2004 -0.39
2005 1.68
2006 1.05
2007 0.47
2008 0.62
2009 0.72
2010 0.56
2011 0.48
2012 0.50
2013 0.48
2014 0.47

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$) in Gabon was ($166,927,600) as of 2005. Over the past 27 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $491,384,600 in 1996 and ($344,280,200) in 2004.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1978 ($56,546,280)
1979 ($48,326,060)
1980 ($23,523,340)
1981 ($47,473,340)
1982 ($126,930,000)
1983 ($106,123,300)
1984 ($4,760,198)
1985 ($11,040,310)
1986 ($103,665,600)
1987 ($82,119,790)
1988 ($122,814,200)
1989 $38,556,990
1990 ($44,662,400)
1991 $69,477,210
1992 ($101,249,800)
1993 $116,187,700
1994 $99,602,900
1995 $349,559,400
1996 $491,384,600
1997 $332,254,900
1998 ($113,427,900)
1999 $230,500,600
2000 $67,957,320
2001 $92,846,420
2002 ($61,992,440)
2003 ($178,872,900)
2004 ($344,280,200)
2005 ($166,927,600)

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$) in Gabon was $972,866,900 as of 2014. Over the past 36 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $972,866,900 in 2014 and ($489,085,700) 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.

See also:

Year Value
1978 $56,546,280
1979 $55,048,460
1980 $31,522,220
1981 $54,575,940
1982 $131,738,200
1983 $111,844,100
1984 $8,124,376
1985 $15,091,380
1986 $110,249,300
1987 $89,806,050
1988 $132,550,700
1989 ($30,532,120)
1990 $73,457,900
1991 ($54,589,230)
1992 $126,940,100
1993 ($113,715,600)
1994 ($99,602,900)
1995 ($314,523,700)
1996 ($489,085,700)
1997 ($311,296,100)
1998 $146,627,200
1999 ($156,622,000)
2000 ($42,626,420)
2001 ($89,090,820)
2002 $38,966,230
2003 $157,986,800
2004 $319,505,700
2005 $326,161,900
2006 $267,805,300
2007 $269,324,300
2008 $773,000,000
2009 $573,000,000
2010 $499,000,000
2011 $696,000,000
2012 $832,473,100
2013 $967,533,000
2014 $972,866,900

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) in Gabon was 5.35 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 36 years was 5.50 in 2013, 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 -1.78
2002 0.73
2003 2.43
2004 4.12
2005 3.45
2006 2.64
2007 2.17
2008 4.98
2009 4.72
2010 3.48
2011 3.83
2012 4.85
2013 5.50
2014 5.35

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments