|Rank||Country||Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad (US$)|
|35||United Arab Emirates||61,959,999,488|
|67||Trinidad and Tobago||3,828,999,936|
Definition: This entry gives the cumulative US
dollar value of all investments in foreign countries made directly by residents - primarily companies - of the home country, as of the end of the time period indicated. Direct investment excludes investment through purchase of shares.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad map
Chinese Companies Are Shopping Abroad at Record Pace
Wall Street Journal - 2/3/2016 1:44:27 PM
The flurry of deals is providing a jolt of attention to the world’s second ... curbing the ability of foreign companies in China to repatriate earnings and banning yuan-based funds for overseas investments, people with direct knowledge of the matter ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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What is foreign investment's role in globalisation?
World Economic Forum - 2/3/2016 8:22:20 AM
Foreign direct investment (FDI) has grown markedly in the world economy since the 1970s ... common and accounts for a significant proportion of FDI even between developed countries; andMuch of vertical FDI occurs within broad (2-digit SIC) industry ...
Tehran Stock Market Hits One-Year High After Sanctions Lifted
Radio Free Europe - 2/3/2016 2:38:44 AM
The Tehran Stock Exchange has surged to a one-year high since Iran's landmark nuclear deal with world powers went into effect last month. The Tehran TEDPIX index soared to 73,725 on February 2, boosted by an outpouring of foreign investment of $16.6 ...
On the move: Turkey’s foreign direct investment market
worldfinance.com - 1/17/2014 7:12:01 PM
Most economic experts are in agreement that Turkey has been playing an increasingly prominent role in the world economy, redefining itself as an attractive hub for foreign direct investment (FDI). The country ... stock exchange). Assets acquired from ...
Zimbabwe says foreigners can buy stakes of up to 49 pct in local firms
Yahoo News - 2/4/2016 1:00:19 PM
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe will allow foreigners to buy stakes of up to 49 percent in companies listed on its stock exchange ... unapproved foreign investments, tax evasion and smuggling, he added. "This country needs to plug the leakages of foreign ...
Why Shares of Delta Air Lines and United Continental Plunged in January
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Artisan Business Group Announces 2016 China-Caribbean Investment and Finance Forum
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The China-Caribbean Investment and Finance Forum will focus on attracting Chinese private equity and direct foreign investment ... are looking overseas for their next investment projects as Chinas growing economy is 2nd largest in the world, only behind ...
World of pain: Why investors need to know how macro-economic events affect the Canadian market
National Post - 2/2/2016 4:44:35 PM
“Persistent weak global growth is intensifying,” says Bruce Cooper, TD Asset Management’s chief investment officer, chalking that up to aging demographics in both the developed world and China ... their revenues from foreign countries, especially ...
Interview: China Stocks
The Diplomat - 2/4/2016 9:18:24 AM
China’s stock market volatility reflects its dominance by retail investors – a situation that may change with growing institutional investment, potentially including from overseas. Tan also suggests investors focus on China’s “new economy ...
China to become one of world’s biggest overseas investors by 2020
Financial Times - 6/25/2015 10:19:27 PM
China will become one of the world’s biggest cross-border investors ... Based on the historical experiences of other countries, China’s global stock of outbound foreign direct investment (OFDI), which includes investing in corporate mergers ...
Political economy of Presidential state visits
New Era - 2/5/2016 8:41:26 AM
There can be no denying that government spending should be streamlined and prioritised in order to direct funds ... Geingob has with foreign leaders during his trips abroad substantially increase the marketability of Namibia as an investment destination.
The Role of Emerging Markets in a New Global Partnership for Growth
International Monetary Fund - 2/4/2016 3:59:16 PM
In addition to these challenges, the emerging world is also facing increasing geopolitical and environmental risks. Think of the Syrian refugee crisis that is directly affecting countries ... and know-how is foreign direct investment.
Vietnam emerges as frontier market standout in shaky world
Gulf News - 1/29/2016 1:00:16 PM
While the world’s largest ... and booming foreign direct investment are helping the Southeast Asian nation counter global threats that’s sparked a wave of stock selling and currency depreciation this year. That comes as the country begins a leadership ...
Whole world knows ‘something’s rotten’ in Najib’s Malaysia
freemalaysiatoday.com - 2/3/2016 5:16:13 AM
can be found in everything from stock and currency gyrations to foreign-direct-investment trends to divergent ... scandal is no longer possible in a globalised world in which Malaysia competes for investment. “The growing number of foreign probes ...