|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
Saudi Arabia said to mull 10-30% limit on foreign bourse investors
Arabian Business - 8/21/2014 8:07:49 AM
Overseas investors in the Saudi Arabian stock ... foreign ownership in listed companies to 10-30 percent. The Capital Market Authority announced in late July that the market, the Arab world's biggest bourse, would open to direct investment by foreign ...
Drop in foreign investment
Business Recorder - 8/20/2014 10:49:29 PM
Foreign investment seems to be the first visible casualty of the rising political tensions in the country. According to the latest data released by the State Bank on 18th August, 2014, foreign direct investment ... to safer places abroad in the present ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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Foreign investment in China slumps in July: govt
Terra Daily - 8/19/2014 5:18:24 AM
Beijing (AFP) Aug 18, 2014 - Mongolia welcomes Chinese investment, Beijing said Monday, as President Xi Jinping prepares to visit the country where there is growing opposition to overseas ... for its huge stocks of coal and copper. The foreign investment ...
Myanmar: From Investment Abroad to Improvement at Home
The Diplomat - 8/17/2014 12:05:48 AM
as Myanmar continues to attract streams of overseas investors, questions remain as to how to tailor foreign direct investment (FDI) to Myanmar’s advantage, given that the interests of foreign firms do not always coincide with those of the host country.
Saudi to impose foreign ownership limit on stocks
Gulf Daily News - 8/20/2014 2:18:15 AM
DUBAI: Overseas ... combined foreign ownership of any listed stock, a major Saudi newspaper reported yesterday. The Capital Market Authority (CMA)announced in late July that the market, the Arab world's biggest bourse, would open to direct investment ...
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 ... the stock exchange). Assets acquired from abroad by foreign ...
World’s Biggest Wealth Fund Slows Emerging Market Investment
Bloomberg - 8/21/2014 8:43:37 AM
Norway’s $880 billion sovereign wealth fund, the world ... stocks and 13.4 percent of its bonds were in emerging markets. The investor still sees China as a target for more purchases and will try to raise holdings under the country’s qualified foreign ...
As Saudi bourse opens, foreigners face clash of investment cultures
Kuwait Times - 8/14/2014 2:56:59 PM
Seventy-year-old Saudi Arabian stock speculator Mohamed Al-Otaibi says he lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in the crash of 2006, but he’s back trading again as the Arab world’s biggest bourse prepares to open to direct foreign investment.
Saudis to impose 20 pct foreign ownership limit on stocks -paper
Reuters - 8/19/2014 2:40:55 AM
The Capital Market Authority announced in late July that the market, the Arab world's biggest bourse, would open to direct investment ... Also, "foreign funds will not be permitted to hold more than 10 percent of the market value of Saudi stocks," the ...
Saudi to limit foreign ownership on stocks to 20%
Emirates247 - 8/19/2014 3:55:29 PM
Overseas ... on combined foreign ownership of any listed stock, a Saudi newspaper reported on Tuesday. The Capital Market Authority announced in late July that the market, the Arab world's biggest bourse, would open to direct investment by foreign ...
Ethiopia - Africa's Third Largest Recipient of Foreign Direct Investment
AllAfrica - 7/1/2014 8:25:21 AM
The report, released last Tuesday, also indicates the FDI flows to southern Africa almost doubled The World Investment ... in 2012. The country has also registered a significant increase in their Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) stock - the amount of ...
Top 10 Countries for Chinese Investments
CNBC - 5/23/2012 11:58:50 PM
With $3 trillion in foreign exchange reserves and a growing need for resources to power its growth, China has been ramping up investments around the world ... a list of 10 countries that saw the largest net foreign direct investment (FDI) from China ...
Global foreign direct investment declined by 18% in 2012, annual report says
UNCTAD - 6/26/2013 10:17:52 PM
Global foreign direct investment ... developed countries, landlocked developing countries, and small island developing States – the report says. Developing economies’ FDI outflows reached $426 billion, a record 31 per cent of the world total.