|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
Overseas investor-owned firms may get to fund downstream units
Economic Times - 9/29/2014 1:16:30 AM
NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government is thinking of allowing companies owned and controlled by overseas investors to invest freely in downstream units, a move that would be the administration's biggest foreign direct investment (FDI) reform if implemented.
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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Market roundup: Overseas investments fuel APAC markets
Property Report - 9/26/2014 8:29:33 AM
The amount accounts for 21 percent of foreign direct investments (FDI) in the country ... Stock Exchange for further financing, per Australian newspaper Sun City News, and the deal is expected to close in November. The integrated complex will comprise a ...
'India, China can mutually learn on inviting foreign capital'
Webindia 123 - 9/22/2014 1:42:06 PM
At a time when India has firmed up major Chinese investment into the country during President Xi Jinping's just concluded visit, a top Indian stock exchange ... retail or services (foreign direct investnment - FDIs) Investments by overseas investors ...
China January foreign direct investment rises in sign of confidence
Reuters - 2/18/2014 6:09:36 AM
BEIJING (Reuters) - China drew $10.76 billion in foreign direct investment ... of foreign investment every year since joining the World Trade Organization in 2001, as businesses jumped at the chance to enter the world's most populous country.
Ethiopia - Africa's Third Largest Recipient of Foreign Direct Investment
AllAfrica - 6/28/2014 11:59:29 PM
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 ...
Modi’s ‘first develop India’ slogan may actually shoo foreign investors away
Firstbiz. - 9/25/2014 8:16:25 AM
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI ... accessories sourced within the country? Royalty should be paid only on what the foreign companies bring to the table---technology and brand name. Similarly, let us tell Walmarts of the world that they are welcome provided ...
Asia tops the world in foreign direct investment, according to new UNCTAD report
UNCTAD - 6/24/2014 4:47:35 PM
Asia continues to be the world's top recipient region of foreign direct ... and foreign investment is set to grow in industries such as telecommunications. Regional integration, connectivity and FDI prospects. For some low-income countries in developing ...
The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: A Focus on Foreign Direct Investment
Brookings - 7/11/2014 7:59:11 AM
In this second installment of the Africa Leaders Summit series, AGI examines the trends of U.S. foreign direct investment in ... sub-Saharan African countries abroad. China, on the other hand, invested 3.4 percent of its FDI stock abroad in the region ...
Foreign investment into UK is highest in Europe and second highest in world
CITY A.M. - 7/20/2014 10:47:28 AM
The UK's foreign direct investment ... in its FDI stock from the previous year. Only the USA had a higher value than the UK, reaching the considerable sum of $4,935bn in FDI stock: over twice as much as any other country in the world.
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 ... together a list of 10 countries that saw the largest net foreign direct investment (FDI) from ...
Southeast Asia Receives More Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Than China, Which Is Now The World's Third-Largest Foreign Investor
International Business Times - 3/5/2014 3:17:19 PM
... investor in the world. Last year ASEAN-5 countries, the biggest economies in Southeast Asia, received $128.4 billion in foreign investment, a 7 percent increase from $120 billion in 2012. Meanwhile, foreign direct investment (FDI) into China fell to $ ...
Updated - Foreign investment down sharply last year
Times of Malta - 8/25/2014 9:07:30 AM
Figures issued today by the NSO show a sharp drop in foreign investment ... and an increase in payables to direct investors of €21.5 million. In terms of stock positions, in December 2013 direct investment abroad by resident enterprises was estimated ...
China Leads In Foreign Direct Investment
Forbes - 11/4/2012 11:56:25 PM
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) For the first time since 2003, China has surpassed the United States as the world’s largest recipient of global foreign direct investment ... are opening up for overseas investors and companies as the country’s priorities ...
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According to analysts, it is mainly because of increased purchase by overseas buyers ... It happens to be the 5th wealthiest country in the world in terms of GDP per capita. Foreign direct investment and industrialisation have created a robust economy ...