Thailand - Foreign direct investment

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$) in Thailand was $4,270,269,000 as of 2014. Over the past 36 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $14,222,450,000 in 2012 and ($22,976,750) in 2000.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1978 $6,078,401
1979 $3,918,525
1980 $3,031,751
1981 $2,333,514
1982 $2,130,424
1983 $1,434,775
1984 $582,593
1985 $859,999
1986 $1,063,540
1987 $169,941,800
1988 $24,137,310
1989 $49,665,480
1990 $140,177,100
1991 $167,098,600
1992 $146,554,200
1993 $233,084,100
1994 $493,030,200
1995 $885,561,500
1996 $931,203,500
1997 $579,784,500
1998 $130,113,200
1999 $345,747,700
2000 ($22,976,750)
2001 $427,703,200
2002 $170,735,300
2003 $622,893,200
2004 $76,661,350
2005 $549,988,300
2006 $1,043,540,000
2007 $1,542,709,000
2008 $2,330,153,000
2009 $6,006,242,000
2010 $8,155,368,000
2011 $7,198,122,000
2012 $14,222,450,000
2013 $12,248,510,000
2014 $4,270,269,000

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP) in Thailand was 1.05 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 36 years was 3.58 in 2012, while its lowest value was -0.02 in 2000.

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
1978 0.03
1979 0.01
1980 0.01
1981 0.01
1982 0.01
1983 0.00
1984 0.00
1985 0.00
1986 0.00
1987 0.34
1988 0.04
1989 0.07
1990 0.16
1991 0.17
1992 0.13
1993 0.18
1994 0.34
1995 0.52
1996 0.51
1997 0.39
1998 0.11
1999 0.27
2000 -0.02
2001 0.36
2002 0.13
2003 0.41
2004 0.04
2005 0.29
2006 0.47
2007 0.59
2008 0.80
2009 2.13
2010 2.39
2011 1.94
2012 3.58
2013 2.92
2014 1.05

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$) in Thailand was $551,543,300 as of 2014. Over the past 39 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $4,729,978,000 in 2011 and ($7,882,614,000) in 2006.

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
1975 ($85,626,230)
1976 ($79,117,250)
1977 ($106,077,900)
1978 ($49,574,810)
1979 ($51,362,340)
1980 ($186,827,700)
1981 ($288,221,900)
1982 ($188,738,200)
1983 ($348,172,200)
1984 ($400,436,700)
1985 ($162,340,700)
1986 ($261,440,600)
1987 ($181,990,700)
1988 ($1,081,233,000)
1989 ($1,725,784,000)
1990 ($2,303,373,000)
1991 ($1,846,887,000)
1992 ($1,966,468,000)
1993 ($1,570,957,000)
1994 ($873,410,600)
1995 ($1,182,375,000)
1996 ($1,404,634,000)
1997 ($3,314,971,000)
1998 ($7,184,692,000)
1999 ($5,756,930,000)
2000 ($3,388,964,000)
2001 ($4,639,467,000)
2002 ($3,170,877,000)
2003 ($4,609,377,000)
2004 ($5,783,594,000)
2005 ($7,672,781,000)
2006 ($7,882,614,000)
2007 ($7,078,097,000)
2008 ($6,236,083,000)
2009 ($421,046,800)
2010 ($6,559,525,000)
2011 $4,729,978,000
2012 $1,327,896,000
2013 ($3,573,622,000)
2014 $551,543,300

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$) in Thailand was $3,718,726,000 as of 2014. Over the past 39 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $15,822,130,000 in 2013 and $55,280,860 in 1979.

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
1975 $85,626,230
1976 $79,117,250
1977 $106,077,900
1978 $55,653,210
1979 $55,280,860
1980 $189,859,400
1981 $290,555,400
1982 $190,868,600
1983 $349,606,900
1984 $401,019,300
1985 $163,200,700
1986 $262,504,200
1987 $351,932,500
1988 $1,105,370,000
1989 $1,775,449,000
1990 $2,443,550,000
1991 $2,013,986,000
1992 $2,113,022,000
1993 $1,804,041,000
1994 $1,366,441,000
1995 $2,067,936,000
1996 $2,335,837,000
1997 $3,894,755,000
1998 $7,314,805,000
1999 $6,102,678,000
2000 $3,365,988,000
2001 $5,067,170,000
2002 $3,341,612,000
2003 $5,232,270,000
2004 $5,860,256,000
2005 $8,222,769,000
2006 $8,926,155,000
2007 $8,620,806,000
2008 $8,566,235,000
2009 $6,427,289,000
2010 $14,714,890,000
2011 $2,468,144,000
2012 $12,894,550,000
2013 $15,822,130,000
2014 $3,718,726,000

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) in Thailand was 0.92 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 6.43 in 1998, while its lowest value was 0.20 in 1979.

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
1975 0.58
1976 0.47
1977 0.54
1978 0.23
1979 0.20
1980 0.59
1981 0.83
1982 0.52
1983 0.87
1984 0.96
1985 0.42
1986 0.61
1987 0.70
1988 1.79
1989 2.46
1990 2.86
1991 2.05
1992 1.90
1993 1.40
1994 0.93
1995 1.22
1996 1.28
1997 2.59
1998 6.43
1999 4.82
2000 2.66
2001 4.21
2002 2.49
2003 3.44
2004 3.39
2005 4.34
2006 4.03
2007 3.28
2008 2.94
2009 2.28
2010 4.32
2011 0.67
2012 3.24
2013 3.77
2014 0.92

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments