|Rank||Country||Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad (US$)|
|34||United Arab Emirates||55,930,000,000|
|65||Trinidad and Tobago||3,829,000,000|
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, 2012See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad map
Developing Asia becomes main driver of global FDI: UN survey
Economic Times - 5/18/2015 12:20:17 PM
... in Asia became the world's largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) last year, overtaking the United States which remained the biggest single investor country. Developing countries in Asia invested $440 billion abroad last year, eclipsing ...
Why Retirees Should Consider Investing Abroad
news.morningstar.com - 5/17/2015 11:17:02 AM
"It's a big world out there. For me, being retired isn't by itself a good reason to ignore more than half of the investment universe. And now, with a strong dollar and foreign stocks ... country. Kekepana was one. "Having spent much of my career overseas ...
Iran-Saudi Rivalry’s Next Round Has Stock-Buyers’ Cash as Prize
Bloomberg - 5/18/2015 6:29:31 AM
economic and political considerations for investors interested in exploring Saudi Arabian and Iranian stocks: Shares in the world’s largest oil exporter will be open to direct foreign investment from June 15. In the meantime, overseas investors can ...
Turkish companies made FDI worth of $6.8 billion in 2014
customstoday.com.pk - 5/20/2015 3:16:52 PM
ANKARA: Turkish companies made foreign direct investments (FDI ... The Asia region has become, for the first time, the world’s largest investor in other countries, with investments abroad worth $440 billion. Asia is followed by North America ($390 ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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Investment policy for overseas Indians tweaked
Daijiworld - 5/21/2015 9:17:46 AM
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS): The union cabinet on Thursday approved certain amendments to the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy to make investments by overseas Indians in the country easier and simpler. Overseas Indians comprise Non-Resident Indians ...
Developing Asia invested $440bn in other countries in 2014: UNCTAD
Dawn - 5/19/2015 1:49:10 AM
collectively invested more money abroad than North American and European countries, the UNCTAD ‘Global Investment Trends Monitor’ said on Monday. The report revealed that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) outflows from developing Asia increased by a ...
Chinese Investments in U.S. Businesses Are Accelerating
NewsFactor Business Report - 5/23/2015 7:13:42 AM
The Chinese Ministry of Commerce reported that the nation's total foreign direct investment in 2013, the latest year for which statistics are available, was $107.8 billion, making it the third largest in the world behind the U.S. and Japan. But it ...
Remarks by the World Bank Country Manager at the International Conference on Activating the Sources of Economic Growth in Kosovo
The World Bank - 5/18/2015 5:56:43 PM
This complexity is reflected in unclear correlations: neither have countries ... world, open in terms of (i) supporting students, researchers, and professionals to benefit from foreign education and exposure; and (ii) attracting foreign direct investments ...
Expanding Private Sector Engagement in Developing Countries
Council on Foreign Relations - 5/18/2015 8:27:02 PM
This article is by Elizabeth Littlefield, president and chief executive officer of the Overseas Private ... $800 billion in global foreign direct investment (FDI) goes to developing economies, but the world’s least-developed countries receive less ...
UNCTAD released a report titled Global Investment Trends Monitor
Jagran Josh - 5/17/2015 11:55:49 PM
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on 18 May 2015 released a report titled Global Investment Trends Monitor. The report highlighted that developing Asia now invests more abroad ... country foreign affiliates in developing world.
Asia becomes world's largest investor region: UNCTAD
Xinhua News Agency - 5/18/2015 11:37:20 AM
GENEVA, May 18 (Xinhua) -- Asia has become, for the first time, the world's largest investor ... half a trillion U.S. dollars abroad -- a 30 percent increase from the previous year. Their share in global foreign direct investment (FDI) reached a record ...
Developing Asia now invests more abroad than any other region, UNCTAD report says
UNCTAD - 5/18/2015 8:31:13 AM
Countries in developing Asia have, for the first time, collectively invested more money abroad than ... largest investors in the world, after the United States which remains the largest single source of outward foreign direct investment (FDI).
Centre relaxes norms to treat NRI investments as domestic
IN - 5/21/2015 5:10:13 PM
New Delhi: The government today decided to liberalise foreign direct investment norms for NRIs and overseas citizens of India (OCI) as it aims to increase capital flows into the country.A decision ... connectivity link to the world. But Indias ageing ...
CIC subsidiary to focus on overseas targets
ECNS - 5/22/2015 1:16:58 AM
The nation's sovereign wealth fund has established a new subsidiary that will focus on overseas direct investment, a senior official ... $6.5 billion from the country's foreign exchange reserves, $1.5 billion from the Export-Import Bank of China and ...