|Rank||Country||Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad (US$)|
|35||United Arab Emirates||61,959,999,488|
|67||Trinidad and Tobago||3,828,999,936|
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, 2014See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad map
China abroad: The long march to Europe
Brookings - 6/28/2016 8:49:36 AM
For years China has been known as a destination for foreign ... country. The rise in China’s direct investment in Europe is especially striking. According to a recent report by law firm Baker & McKenzie and consultancy Rhodium Group, the total stock ...
Brexit: will foreign investment dry up?
Daily Telegraph - 6/28/2016 5:22:01 AM
Britain's decision to leave the EU could reduce foreign direct investment (FDI). But how would this hit the UK and why is it important? What is foreign direct investment? FDI represents investment (usually by companies) from one country into another.
Brexit's direct effect on PH 'not substantial' – NEDA
Rappler - 6/28/2016 10:15:30 AM
MANILA, Philippines – As the world continues to grapple with the fallout from the United Kingdom's unprecedented vote to leave the European Union, the Philippines' economic managers have stepped in to calm local nerves. "The direct effect of Brexit does ...
China to become one of world’s biggest overseas investors by 2020
Financial Times - 6/25/2015 10:19:27 PM
China will become one of the world’s biggest cross-border investors ... Based on the historical experiences of other countries, China’s global stock of outbound foreign direct investment (OFDI), which includes investing in corporate mergers ...
Why I bought Foreign & Colonial for a 'Brexit' bounce
City Wire - 6/28/2016 1:21:37 PM
The decline in sterling is good for UK companies with overseas earnings whose value ... I plumped for its £2.4 billion rival, Foreign & Colonial. Foreign & Colonial is famous as the country’s oldest investment trust, launched back in 1868.
UK Stripped Of Top Credit Rating After Brexit
Sky News HD - 6/27/2016 10:26:50 PM
It came after Sterling fell to a 31-year low against the dollar and the country's stock markets plunged ... lower immigration and a reduction in foreign direct investment. An adjustment in the value of sterling and changes in the business environment ...
Stock market volatility to rise on Brexit jitters
Philstar - 6/28/2016 12:14:13 AM
"The direct effect of Brexit is on the movement of foreign funds which influences ... in losses for markets all over the world eclipsing of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy in 2008 and the Black Market stock market crash in 1987. I see certain patterns ...
Pound, UK stocks continue to sink in post-Brexit vote turmoil
tribumagazine.net - 6/28/2016 7:02:14 AM
Financial stocks were particularly hit with Royal Bank of Scotland down 14%, Barclays down 10% and Lloyds Banking Group and Schroders down 8%. The new low for the United Kingdom sterling currency has investors around the world anxious about how the markets ...
Foreign investment into UK is highest in Europe and second highest in world
CITY A.M. - 7/20/2014 11:30:25 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.
Speech by CE at Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited 16th Anniversary Cocktail Reception
7th Space - 6/28/2016 12:24:21 PM
Hong Kong is also the world's most ... Kong second in global foreign direct investment inflows, which saw a year-on-year surge of over 50 per cent. Our financial sector continues to be in a strong position. Last year, Hong Kong's stock market raised ...
China’s Overseas Investments, Explained in 10 Graphics
WRI - 1/28/2015 8:35:48 PM
1 Starting in 2010, two Chinese state-owned banks (China Development Bank (CDB) and the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim)) lent more money annually to other developing countries than the World ... overseas investments, known as outward foreign ...
Pound and shares rally after two days of record Brexit losses – business live
The Guardian - 6/28/2016 8:56:46 AM
In the medium term, Ireland could gain from a shift of some foreign direct investment from the UK ... I see one of this country’s biggest strengths as its openness to the rest of the world, and the people of it. As a major employer and backer of the ...
British EU vote causes alarm abroad as ripples spread
Channel News Asia - 6/26/2016 8:26:20 PM
Scotland's leader promised she would do whatever it takes to keep her strongly pro-EU country in the bloc ... while more than US$2 trillion was wiped off the value of world stocks. The weekend gave some respite for markets, but apprehension grew as ...
Asia could be the World's Brexit Shock Absorber
Economy Watch - 6/27/2016 9:22:25 PM
The shock of Britain’s vote to exit the European Union (EU) will reverberate around the world for decades to come. In addition, Asia isn’t immune. The direct ... overseas born and descended in Australia are predominantly from Asia, other European ...
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 10:45:18 AM
... foreign 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 ...