Tanzania - Foreign direct investment

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$) in Tanzania was ($2,044,550,000) as of 2014. Over the past 22 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between ($12,169,640) in 1992 and ($2,087,261,000) 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 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
1992 ($12,169,640)
1993 ($20,457,760)
1994 ($50,000,900)
1995 ($119,936,700)
1996 ($150,066,400)
1997 ($157,885,100)
1998 ($172,306,200)
1999 ($516,700,600)
2000 ($463,400,900)
2001 ($549,270,300)
2002 ($395,567,100)
2003 ($318,401,300)
2004 ($442,539,600)
2005 ($935,520,600)
2006 ($403,039,000)
2007 ($581,511,800)
2008 ($1,383,260,000)
2009 ($952,630,000)
2010 ($1,813,200,000)
2011 ($1,229,361,000)
2012 ($1,799,646,000)
2013 ($2,087,261,000)
2014 ($2,044,550,000)

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$) in Tanzania was $2,044,550,000 as of 2014. Over the past 44 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $2,087,261,000 in 2013 and ($8,420,000) in 1984.

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 $3,070,000
1971 $5,150,000
1972 $7,690,000
1973 $6,030,000
1974 ($2,060,000)
1975 ($870,000)
1976 $6,560,000
1977 $2,940,000
1978 $6,120,000
1979 $8,020,000
1980 $4,580,000
1981 $18,920,000
1982 $17,310,000
1983 $1,520,000
1984 ($8,420,000)
1985 $14,510,000
1986 ($7,490,000)
1987 ($470,000)
1988 $3,760,000
1989 $5,840,000
1990 $10,000
1991 $10,000
1992 $12,169,640
1993 $20,457,760
1994 $50,000,900
1995 $119,936,700
1996 $150,066,400
1997 $157,885,100
1998 $172,306,200
1999 $516,700,600
2000 $463,400,900
2001 $388,800,000
2002 $396,244,800
2003 $364,258,900
2004 $226,732,400
2005 $935,520,600
2006 $403,039,000
2007 $581,511,800
2008 $1,383,260,000
2009 $952,630,000
2010 $1,813,200,000
2011 $1,229,361,000
2012 $1,799,646,000
2013 $2,087,261,000
2014 $2,044,550,000

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) in Tanzania was 4.25 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 5.77 in 2010, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 1991.

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
1988 0.07
1989 0.13
1990 0.00
1991 0.00
1992 0.26
1993 0.48
1994 1.11
1995 2.28
1996 2.31
1997 2.05
1998 1.84
1999 5.33
2000 4.55
2001 3.74
2002 3.67
2003 3.12
2004 1.77
2005 5.53
2006 2.17
2007 2.70
2008 5.05
2009 3.33
2010 5.77
2011 3.63
2012 4.60
2013 4.70
2014 4.25

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments