|Rank||Country||Stock of direct foreign investment - at home (US$)|
|36||Trinidad and Tobago||102,000,000,000|
|43||United Arab Emirates||80,730,000,000|
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, 2012See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - at home map
Dentons to Merge With Dacheng of China to Create World’s Largest Law Firm
Deal Book - 1/27/2015 4:09:09 AM
The new firm, to be branded Dacheng Dentons, will have more than 6,500 lawyers in more than 50 countries, overtaking Baker & McKenzie, with nearly 4,300 lawyers, as the world’s biggest ... illustrate this trend. Foreign direct investment into China ...
The fast lane: Economic cost of terror
Financial Express - 1/25/2015 12:43:56 AM
This year, the World ... countries significantly reduced stocks of US direct investment. Another study, the Blomberg and Mody report, found a significant impact of terrorism on the inflow of direct investment in a sample of 43 countries. Closer home ...
‘Africa Remains Attractive To Foreign Investors Despite Challenges’
Leadership - 1/23/2015 1:43:34 AM
Members of the ‘Achieving Africa’s Growth Agenda’ panel discussion at the World ... billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2013, showing the confidence that the investor community has in Africa. For Mittal, “Most African countries and ...
ThyssenKrupp Increases Investment In Engine Project At China's Changzhou National Hi-Tech District
The Street - 1/26/2015 9:53:56 AM
new materials and aviation sectors in each of the countries the delegation visited. "To attract more foreign investment, we should not only make foreign investors feel at home, but also demonstrate our ability to provide them with effective, professional ...
Calculating the Risks and Rewards for the U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
Economy Watch - 1/23/2015 5:28:28 PM
The negotiation directives published by the EU Council clearly define the EU objectives for the TTIP: “to increase trade and investment ... by other countries. The EU Commission calculates an extra $120 billion surplus to the world economy, a major ...
U.S. economy stands out amid the gloom in Davos as world’s engine of growth
Financial Post - 1/23/2015 1:17:55 PM
DAVOS, Switzerland — Canada occupied the stage at the World Economic ... value chain at home and outsource cheap-labour work to China.) Now it’s China’s turn. For the first time, China’s direct investments abroad surpassed foreign investments ...
Malaysia confident of breezing through strong headwinds, says Najib
The Rakyat Post - 1/22/2015 11:06:05 PM
DAVOS (Switzerland), Jan 23, 2015: Malaysia is confident of being able to breeze through the strong global headwinds due to the country ... an all-time high in stock market as well as raking in the highest foreign direct investments in history in ...
Dubai Int'l becomes world's busiest airport
MENAFN - 1/27/2015 9:31:16 AM
Foreign investment in Egypt will reach about $2 billion in the second quarter of the fiscal year, up from $1.8 billion dollars in the previous quarter, investment minister ... Jan 27 2015 - IT security: Taking control in a changing world, The Arabian Post ...
European Stocks Seen Higher On Optimism Over Greece
Realtime Business News - 1/27/2015 2:21:46 AM
European stocks are likely to open higher ... Services on Monday downgraded Russia's long-term foreign currency rating to a junk grade for the first time in more than a decade, saying the country's monetary policy flexibility has become more limited ...
Increasing Global Connectedness Through Trade and Investment
The Huffington Post - 1/23/2015 12:34:58 PM
The U.S. ranks second out of 140 countries, just behind the United Kingdom. This is driven by the virtual connection of the U.S. to every other country around the world ... to increase U.S. exports and foreign direct investment into the U.S. We accomplish ...
How Israeli High-Tech Firms Are Turning the U.S.-Mexico Border into a New Kind of Hell
Alter Net - 1/26/2015 6:33:30 AM
Roei Elkabetz, a brigadier general for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), was explaining his country’s border policing strategies ... fueled by a steady increase in exports and foreign investment.” The government coddles, cultivates, and supports ...
Nigeria: Why the Country Must Remain On JP Morgan Emerging Market Index
AllAfrica - 1/24/2015 11:53:49 PM
With the ongoing sliding of the value of Naira against the dollar due to falling price of oil in the world, Nigeria's mono ... reliable perspectives and credible country evidence to support foreign direct investments (FDIs). With these achievements Nigeria ...
Stocks Rise as Euro Rallies Amid Greek Fallout; Gold Slips
News Max - 1/26/2015 5:14:46 AM
U.S. stocks ... country’s austerity program, investors have been speculating that Syriza’s ascension to power won’t force Greece’s exit from the currency bloc. Russia’s credit rating was cut to junk by Standard & Poor’s, putting it below ...
Budget 2015 – Will it Streamline Outbound FDI?
NITI Central - 1/27/2015 12:23:04 PM
Showcasing India as an investment destination at the World Economic Forum in the third week of January ... And that implicitly meant further liberalising the Foreign Direct Investment [FDI] rules. It may be recalled that in one of my earlier article ...
Continuity remains key to Saudi Arabia economy after death of King Abdullah
The National - 1/25/2015 1:22:42 PM
While limited steps were made to open the country’s stock exchange ... was joining the World Trade Organisation in 2005, integrating his country into the global economy. He opened the country up for foreign direct investment and committed huge sums ...