|Rank||Country||Stock of direct foreign investment - at home (US$)|
|41||United Arab Emirates||102,999,998,464|
|42||Trinidad and Tobago||102,000,001,024|
|90||Bosnia and Herzegovina||7,720,999,936|
Definition: This entry gives the cumulative US dollar value of all investments in the home country made directly by residents - primarily companies - of other countries 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 - at home map
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