Singapore - Foreign direct investment

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP) in Singapore was 9.05 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 8 years was 20.50 in 2007, while its lowest value was 3.54 in 2008.

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 9.09
2006 12.61
2007 20.50
2008 3.54
2009 13.64
2010 14.12
2011 8.57
2012 4.69
2013 9.05

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$) in Singapore was ($36,805,720,000.00) as of 2013. Over the past 8 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $2,417,714,000.00 in 2009 and ($47,697,310,000.00) 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
2005 ($6,502,052,000.00)
2006 ($18,285,980,000.00)
2007 ($10,836,100,000.00)
2008 ($5,395,160,000.00)
2009 $2,417,714,000.00
2010 ($21,698,440,000.00)
2011 ($26,876,170,000.00)
2012 ($47,697,310,000.00)
2013 ($36,805,720,000.00)

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$) in Singapore was $63,772,320,000 as of 2013. Over the past 43 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $63,772,320,000 in 2013 and $93,000,000 in 1970.

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
1970 $93,000,000
1971 $116,000,000
1972 $161,066,700
1973 $352,816,700
1974 $340,190,900
1975 $291,823,000
1976 $230,690,600
1977 $291,465,100
1978 $299,908,800
1979 $836,031,800
1980 $1,235,751,000
1981 $1,659,968,000
1982 $1,601,850,000
1983 $1,133,906,000
1984 $1,301,871,000
1985 $1,046,747,000
1986 $1,710,284,000
1987 $2,836,205,000
1988 $3,654,794,000
1989 $2,886,592,000
1990 $5,574,739,000
1991 $4,887,094,000
1992 $2,204,342,000
1993 $4,686,312,000
1994 $8,550,165,000
1995 $11,535,270,000
1996 $9,682,131,000
1997 $13,752,710,000
1998 $7,313,867,000
1999 $16,577,950,000
2000 $16,484,460,000
2001 $15,086,710,000
2002 $6,401,974,000
2003 $11,941,340,000
2004 $21,026,040,000
2005 $18,090,330,000
2006 $36,923,890,000
2007 $47,733,210,000
2008 $12,200,710,000
2009 $23,821,210,000
2010 $55,075,860,000
2011 $50,367,880,000
2012 $61,159,600,000
2013 $63,772,320,000

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) in Singapore was 21.40 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 43 years was 26.52 in 2007, while its lowest value was 3.72 in 1978.

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
1970 4.85
1971 5.11
1972 5.46
1973 8.35
1974 6.47
1975 5.04
1976 3.80
1977 4.35
1978 3.72
1979 8.60
1980 10.23
1981 11.56
1982 10.09
1983 6.30
1984 6.66
1985 5.64
1986 9.12
1987 13.13
1988 13.78
1989 9.20
1990 14.33
1991 10.75
1992 4.23
1993 7.73
1994 11.59
1995 13.12
1996 10.04
1997 13.73
1998 8.53
1999 19.21
2000 17.20
2001 16.90
2002 6.96
2003 12.31
2004 18.41
2005 14.20
2006 24.98
2007 26.52
2008 6.35
2009 12.38
2010 23.30
2011 18.38
2012 21.32
2013 21.40

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments