|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
Foreign Investment in U.S. Dwarfs American Money Going Abroad
Wall Street Journal - 3/26/2013 4:57:29 PM
The U.S. is becoming more indebted to the world — with foreign investments in the U.S. dwarfing U.S. investments abroad by the biggest amount ... If prices of U.S.-owned stocks in other countries suddenly slump, and prices of foreign-owned ...
Little sign Abe can shake up Japan's inbound foreign direct investment
Japan Today - 5/20/2013 9:28:41 PM
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to make Japan “the world’s easiest country for companies to do business in” as part of his economic revival plan, which so far has been largely met with approval. The stock market has rallied 45 percent this year and ...
China Encourages Foreign Auto Investment in Policy Reversal
Bloomberg - 5/17/2013 2:19:46 AM
The announcement follows official figures this week that showed foreign direct investment growth slowed in April, highlighting concern at the outlook for the world’s second ... Cadillac factory in Shanghai. Overseas automakers have set up ...
Abe Faces Uphill Task in Boostong Foreign Investment in Japan
Insurance Journal - 5/20/2013 10:15:49 AM
Japan is second only to the United States in market size, reports from ratings agency Standard & Poor’s and research firm IMS Medical show. Standing in the way of foreign investment are barriers that have kept Japan at the bottom of the FDI league table.
Rich Country Investors Returning Home
CNBC - 5/23/2013 5:25:55 AM
Despite expectations that cheap Japanese money would flood into international markets, domestic investors brought home record amounts of money in ... These long term drivers are unlikely to go away, even as capital flows this year have been driven by ...
UAE remains market for foreign direct investment
MENAFN - 5/17/2013 11:55:25 PM
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) UAE remains an attractive market for FDI (foreign direct ... country investments in the developing world. It involved the assessment of the stability of the social and political environment for doing business abroad and for the ...
Corker, Klobuchar Introduce Bill To Encourage Global Investment In U.S
Chattanoogan - 5/23/2013 5:50:23 PM
Recognizing the impact global investment has on the economy of states and communities across the nation, the Global Investment in American Jobs Act (S.1023) directs the Department of Commerce to initiate the first interagency assessment for ...
Discussing the Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2013
Brookings - 4/17/2013 11:55:12 PM
In the years after World War II, it was American companies that went overseas ... 3 below shows information about the stock of foreign direct investment located in the United States by industry and, below that, by country. Two points are notable.
China Foreign Investment Rebounds as Confidence Returns
Bloomberg - 3/19/2013 1:28:03 AM
China’s foreign direct investment rose for the first time in nine months in February, a sign confidence in the world’s second ... into China as the country’s development has reached a stage of investing abroad aggressively,” said Zhang ...
A Look Into Foreign Direct Investment Trends
Yahoo! Finance - 3/8/2013 4:43:02 PM
Enter foreign direct investments (FDI). In simple terms they are inflows or outflows of capital from one country to another, with common examples including companies building factories abroad or ... half way across the world could cause a ...
'Country should attract FDI in priority sectors'
Himalayan Times - 5/17/2013 8:27:49 PM
KATHMANDU: Experts today suggested the government to seek foreign direct investment (FDI) in sectors that the country needs for its development ... Policy Draft 2013 has also opened up investments abroad by domestic business people, though it had ...
Officials should have more power over Chinese companies abroad
chinadialogue.net - 5/24/2013 10:46:52 AM
What are some trends you’re seeing ... they will have positive impacts on the large companies that pay attention to their public image, such as state-owned enterprises. Implementing the guidelines will be important for the corporate social responsibility ...
China Foreign Direct Investment Rises 0.4%
Live Trading News - 5/16/2013 8:33:11 AM
Non-financial overseas direct investment ... and organizations around the world. Paul A. Ebeling, Jnr has studied the global financial and stock markets since 1984, following a successful business career that included investment banking, and market and ...
RPT-Investment grade Turkey hopes and fears more investment
Reuters - 5/20/2013 5:58:07 AM
At last count, Turkey had a record $150 billion in overseas investment in its stock and bond markets ... in government are hoping for is a bonanza of foreign direct investment (FDI) in a country which is still bedevilled by poor infrastructure ...
How are China’s overseas investments affecting the environment?
Evironmental Expert.com - 5/8/2013 11:58:56 PM
Chinese overseas investments ... Although China’s outward foreign direct investments (OFDI) reached $60 billion and only ranked ninth in the world in 2011, its growth rate has been much higher than other countries. As China’s GDP and foreign trade ...