Swaziland - Foreign direct investment

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$) in Swaziland was $516,030 as of 2014. Over the past 34 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $64,691,650 in 1994 and ($22,029,370) in 2005.

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
1980 $8,988,302
1981 ($570,488)
1982 ($276,290)
1983 $89,759
1984 $3,253,625
1985 $1,709,466
1986 $2,275,680
1987 $6,679,655
1988 $12,272,000
1989 $15,632,880
1990 $7,614,054
1991 $25,024,310
1992 $33,169,540
1993 $27,780,960
1994 $64,691,650
1995 $20,594,220
1996 ($6,446,790)
1997 ($11,986,860)
1998 $23,918,990
1999 $13,238,600
2000 $17,074,200
2001 ($17,698,550)
2002 $326,827
2003 $17,072,740
2004 ($1,446,818)
2005 ($22,029,370)
2006 ($614,586)
2007 $23,164,730
2008 ($7,940,938)
2009 $7,016,474
2010 $3,906,452
2011 ($9,006,860)
2012 ($6,396,609)
2013 $321,433
2014 $516,030

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP) in Swaziland was 0.01 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 34 years was 4.56 in 1994, while its lowest value was -1.31 in 2001.

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
1980 1.66
1981 -0.10
1982 -0.05
1983 0.02
1984 0.66
1985 0.47
1986 0.51
1987 1.14
1988 1.77
1989 2.24
1990 0.68
1991 2.16
1992 2.58
1993 2.05
1994 4.56
1995 1.21
1996 -0.40
1997 -0.70
1998 1.52
1999 0.86
2000 1.12
2001 -1.31
2002 0.03
2003 0.92
2004 -0.06
2005 -0.85
2006 -0.02
2007 0.76
2008 -0.26
2009 0.22
2010 0.11
2011 -0.18
2012 -0.13
2013 0.01
2014 0.01

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$) in Swaziland was ($26,068,860) as of 2014. Over the past 40 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $77,263,420 in 2003 and ($131,754,000) in 2010.

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
1974 ($3,532,128)
1975 ($14,469,080)
1976 ($7,360,000)
1977 ($20,010,000)
1978 ($21,735,000)
1979 ($55,476,490)
1980 ($17,462,990)
1981 ($37,652,180)
1982 $13,354,010
1983 $5,744,547
1984 ($1,762,380)
1985 ($9,941,897)
1986 ($28,839,860)
1987 ($49,606,260)
1988 ($38,311,520)
1989 ($51,550,370)
1990 ($22,494,310)
1991 ($57,110,470)
1992 ($54,137,180)
1993 ($44,139,660)
1994 $1,429,538
1995 ($31,161,940)
1996 ($28,162,630)
1997 $3,327,068
1998 ($128,801,400)
1999 ($85,031,900)
2000 ($73,583,810)
2001 ($47,028,630)
2002 ($92,618,490)
2003 $77,263,420
2004 ($71,028,830)
2005 $23,820,970
2006 ($121,645,700)
2007 ($14,329,110)
2008 ($113,670,300)
2009 ($58,689,380)
2010 ($131,754,000)
2011 ($102,218,700)
2012 ($96,116,750)
2013 ($29,120,870)
2014 ($26,068,860)

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$) in Swaziland was $26,584,890 as of 2014. Over the past 42 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $152,720,400 in 1998 and ($60,903,860) in 2003.

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
1972 $670,000
1973 $60,000
1974 $3,532,128
1975 $14,469,080
1976 $7,360,000
1977 $20,010,000
1978 $21,735,000
1979 $55,476,490
1980 $26,451,290
1981 $37,081,690
1982 ($13,630,300)
1983 ($5,654,789)
1984 $5,016,006
1985 $11,651,360
1986 $31,115,540
1987 $56,285,920
1988 $50,583,520
1989 $67,183,250
1990 $30,108,360
1991 $82,134,780
1992 $87,306,720
1993 $71,920,620
1994 $63,262,110
1995 $51,756,160
1996 $21,715,840
1997 ($15,313,930)
1998 $152,720,400
1999 $98,270,490
2000 $90,658,010
2001 $29,330,080
2002 $92,050,690
2003 ($60,903,860)
2004 $69,582,010
2005 ($45,850,340)
2006 $121,031,100
2007 $37,493,850
2008 $105,729,400
2009 $65,705,860
2010 $135,660,400
2011 $93,211,830
2012 $89,720,140
2013 $29,442,300
2014 $26,584,890

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) in Swaziland was 0.60 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 42 years was 13.46 in 1979, while its lowest value was -3.28 in 2003.

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
1972 0.46
1973 0.03
1974 1.34
1975 5.02
1976 2.70
1977 6.58
1978 6.38
1979 13.46
1980 4.88
1981 6.49
1982 -2.54
1983 -1.02
1984 1.01
1985 3.23
1986 6.93
1987 9.64
1988 7.31
1989 9.64
1990 2.70
1991 7.10
1992 6.80
1993 5.30
1994 4.46
1995 3.05
1996 1.35
1997 -0.89
1998 9.68
1999 6.35
2000 5.95
2001 2.17
2002 7.52
2003 -3.28
2004 2.87
2005 -1.77
2006 4.11
2007 1.23
2008 3.50
2009 2.09
2010 3.85
2011 1.88
2012 1.83
2013 0.65
2014 0.60

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments