Namibia - Foreign direct investment

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$) in Namibia was ($90,056,370) as of 2014. Over the past 24 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $206,228,200 in 2006 and ($123,586,500) in 2011.

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
1990 $1,352,751
1991 $6,373,775
1992 ($1,577,832)
1993 $8,660,416
1994 ($6,111,302)
1995 ($3,529,005)
1996 ($21,677,700)
1997 $651,047
1998 ($2,170,656)
1999 $30,825,060
2000 $12,068,710
2001 ($2,317,087)
2002 ($31,907,890)
2003 ($92,488,790)
2004 ($22,540,430)
2005 ($10,338,200)
2006 $206,228,200
2007 ($48,724,060)
2008 $7,159,634
2009 ($12,876,060)
2010 ($26,134,480)
2011 ($123,586,500)
2012 ($45,555,100)
2013 $25,718,500
2014 ($90,056,370)

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP) in Namibia was -0.69 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 2.58 in 2006, while its lowest value was -1.88 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
1990 0.05
1991 0.21
1992 -0.05
1993 0.27
1994 -0.17
1995 -0.09
1996 -0.55
1997 0.02
1998 -0.06
1999 0.81
2000 0.31
2001 -0.07
2002 -0.95
2003 -1.88
2004 -0.34
2005 -0.14
2006 2.58
2007 -0.56
2008 0.08
2009 -0.15
2010 -0.23
2011 -1.00
2012 -0.35
2013 0.20
2014 -0.69

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$) in Namibia was ($606,402,000) as of 2014. Over the past 24 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between ($20,277,880) in 1999 and ($1,122,813,000) in 2012.

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
1990 ($28,214,510)
1991 ($114,076,100)
1992 ($119,810,100)
1993 ($46,607,110)
1994 ($104,089,300)
1995 ($156,544,400)
1996 ($150,371,600)
1997 ($90,321,930)
1998 ($98,403,050)
1999 ($20,277,880)
2000 ($184,282,100)
2001 ($381,653,400)
2002 ($179,443,600)
2003 ($157,599,700)
2004 ($246,101,700)
2005 ($403,096,800)
2006 ($403,545,800)
2007 ($718,519,200)
2008 ($742,612,000)
2009 ($509,844,300)
2010 ($793,086,300)
2011 ($868,077,000)
2012 ($1,122,813,000)
2013 ($827,714,600)
2014 ($606,402,000)

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$) in Namibia was $493,302,300 as of 2014. Over the past 28 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $755,714,000 in 2010 and ($558,329,000) in 2013.

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
1986 $9,000,000
1987 ($170,000)
1988 ($1,510,000)
1989 ($480,000)
1990 $29,567,260
1991 $120,449,900
1992 $118,232,200
1993 $55,267,530
1994 $97,977,970
1995 $153,015,400
1996 $128,693,900
1997 $90,972,980
1998 $96,232,390
1999 $1,592,530
2000 $118,862,700
2001 $36,137,620
2002 $51,232,320
2003 $33,258,080
2004 $88,203,580
2005 $168,030,200
2006 $187,933,800
2007 $118,470,200
2008 $409,927,500
2009 $463,866,200
2010 $755,714,000
2011 $712,307,900
2012 $595,211,800
2013 ($558,329,000)
2014 $493,302,300

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) in Namibia was 3.80 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 6.70 in 2010, while its lowest value was -4.38 in 2013.

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
1986 0.50
1987 -0.01
1988 -0.06
1989 -0.02
1990 1.05
1991 4.00
1992 3.43
1993 1.72
1994 2.69
1995 3.88
1996 3.26
1997 2.22
1998 2.51
1999 0.04
2000 3.04
2001 1.02
2002 1.52
2003 0.67
2004 1.34
2005 2.31
2006 2.36
2007 1.36
2008 4.83
2009 5.23
2010 6.70
2011 5.74
2012 4.57
2013 -4.38
2014 3.80

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments