Somalia - Foreign direct investment

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$) in Somalia was $102,000,000.00 as of 2011. Over the past 41 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $141,000,000.00 in 2007 and ($43,390,000.00) in 1988.

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. 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
1970 $4,500,000.00
1971 $1,700,000.00
1972 $4,500,000.00
1973 $600,000.00
1974 $700,000.00
1975 $11,790,000.00
1976 $2,200,000.00
1977 $7,783,956.00
1978 $301,826.80
1979 $10,000.00
1980 ($30,000.00)
1981 $110,000.00
1982 ($762,765.90)
1983 ($8,234,280.00)
1984 ($14,941,140.00)
1985 ($709,091.60)
1986 $3,060,000.00
1987 $64,340,000.00
1988 ($43,390,000.00)
1989 ($41,160,000.00)
1990 $5,590,000.00
1991 ($150,000.00)
1992 ($60,000.00)
1993 $2,000,000.00
1994 $1,000,000.00
1995 $1,000,000.00
1996 $1,300,000.00
1997 $1,100,000.00
1998 $40,000.00
1999 ($810,000.00)
2000 $270,000.00
2001 $40,000.00
2002 $140,000.00
2003 ($850,000.00)
2004 ($4,790,000.00)
2005 $24,000,000.00
2006 $96,000,000.00
2007 $141,000,000.00
2008 $87,000,000.00
2009 $108,000,000.00
2010 $112,000,000.00
2011 $102,000,000.00

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) in Somalia was 0.61 as of 1990. Its highest value over the past 20 years was 6.37 in 1987, while its lowest value was -4.18 in 1988.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1970 1.42
1971 0.51
1972 1.08
1973 0.12
1974 0.15
1975 1.66
1976 0.27
1977 1.56
1978 0.05
1979 0.00
1980 0.00
1981 0.02
1982 -0.10
1983 -1.12
1984 -1.90
1985 -0.08
1986 0.33
1987 6.37
1988 -4.18
1989 -3.77
1990 0.61

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments