Tunisia - Foreign direct investment

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$) in Tunisia was ($1,058,623,000.00) as of 2013. Over the past 8 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between ($432,666,000.00) in 2011 and ($3,239,909,000.00) 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
2005 ($712,714,800.00)
2006 ($3,239,909,000.00)
2007 ($1,515,345,000.00)
2008 ($2,600,675,000.00)
2009 ($1,525,245,000.00)
2010 ($1,334,498,000.00)
2011 ($432,666,000.00)
2012 ($1,554,269,000.00)
2013 ($1,058,623,000.00)

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$) in Tunisia was $1,058,623,000 as of 2013. Over the past 37 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $3,239,909,000 in 2006 and $49,205,030 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.

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Year Value
1976 $109,614,600
1977 $93,250,960
1978 $91,308,660
1979 $49,205,030
1980 $234,594,400
1981 $295,663,800
1982 $340,281,400
1983 $184,157,500
1984 $113,280,400
1985 $107,849,600
1986 $64,229,380
1987 $91,714,060
1988 $60,619,900
1989 $77,950,460
1990 $76,280,830
1991 $125,456,800
1992 $525,760,400
1993 $561,897,500
1994 $432,008,500
1995 $264,340,500
1996 $238,337,800
1997 $339,087,800
1998 $649,849,600
1999 $349,849,300
2000 $752,179,600
2001 $451,862,300
2002 $790,795,300
2003 $540,879,000
2004 $593,673,000
2005 $712,714,800
2006 $3,239,909,000
2007 $1,515,345,000
2008 $2,600,675,000
2009 $1,525,245,000
2010 $1,334,498,000
2011 $432,666,000
2012 $1,554,269,000
2013 $1,058,623,000

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) in Tunisia was 2.25 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 37 years was 9.42 in 2006, while its lowest value was 0.60 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
1976 2.43
1977 1.82
1978 1.53
1979 0.68
1980 2.68
1981 3.51
1982 4.18
1983 2.21
1984 1.37
1985 1.28
1986 0.71
1987 0.95
1988 0.60
1989 0.77
1990 0.62
1991 0.96
1992 3.39
1993 3.85
1994 2.76
1995 1.47
1996 1.22
1997 1.63
1998 2.98
1999 1.52
2000 3.50
2001 2.05
2002 3.42
2003 1.97
2004 1.90
2005 2.21
2006 9.42
2007 3.89
2008 5.80
2009 3.51
2010 3.00
2011 0.94
2012 3.44
2013 2.25

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments