|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
On the move: Turkey’s foreign direct investment market
worldfinance.com - 1/17/2014 7:12:01 PM
Foreign direct investments can be done by: Establishing a new company/branch or liaison office of a foreign company. Foreign investors are able to establish new companies even with one shareholder as either joint stock companies or limited liability companies.
International Investment Group KSCC : BE-11: Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad
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(b) Foreign, when used in a geographic sense, means that which is situated outside the United States or which belongs to or is characteristic of a country ... has a direct and/or indirect ownership interest of at least 10 percent of the voting stock ...
China January foreign direct investment rises in sign of confidence
Yahoo! - 2/18/2014 11:10:15 AM
BEIJING (Reuters) - China drew $10.76 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in January, up 16.1 percent from a year earlier, the Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday, a sign that confidence in the world's second-largest economy remains firm even as ...
Why 5 ASEAN Countries Combined Are Attracting More Investment Than China
investing.com - 3/5/2014 3:45:57 PM
Within ASEAN, FDI strengthened 19 percent in Malaysia, 17 percent in Indonesia, five percent in Singapore, but fell 12 percent in Thailand as the country grappled with political instability. The Philippines had a phenomenal 118 percent increase in FDI in ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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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 ...
Foreign Investment in the United States and Three Latin American Countries
National Center for Policy Analysis - 7/22/2013 10:55:38 AM
As of the 1890s, for example, foreign investors owned about one-fifth of the stock ... country in the world. Thus: In 2011 the United States received a flow of foreign direct investment of nearly $227 billion, and Americans invested directly abroad almost ...
UPDATE 2-China Jan foreign direct investment rises in sign of confidence
Reuters - 2/18/2014 4:58:01 AM
"The double-digit growth in FDI in January answered the question of whether China's investment environment remains favourable," Shen said. "We expect foreign direct investment ... to enter the world's most populous country.
Investing in Foreign Stocks: ADRs and GDRs
Investopedia - 11/19/2013 1:26:48 PM
An American Depositary Receipt (ADR) is a negotiable certificate issued by a U.S. bank representing a specified number of shares in a foreign (i.e. non-U.S.) stock that is traded on a U.S. exchange. ADRs are denominated in U.S. dollars, with the underlying ...
Global foreign direct investment declined by 18% in 2012, annual report says
UNCTAD - 6/26/2013 10:17:52 PM
Global foreign direct investment ... developed countries, landlocked developing countries, and small island developing States – the report says. Developing economies’ FDI outflows reached $426 billion, a record 31 per cent of the world total.
UPDATE 1-U.S. ramps up efforts to lure foreign investment
Reuters - 10/31/2013 8:58:50 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Thursday pledged an aggressive expansion of U.S. efforts to draw foreign ... world. While the United States drew $166 billion in direct investment dollars in 2012, more than any other ...
Foreign companies to await election outcome before investing in India
articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com - 1/26/2014 1:00:26 AM
DAVOS: Despite the improved sentiment on India, foreign companies will await the outcome of elections before committing significant dollars as investment to the country. Global investors and experts attending the World Economic Forum's annual ...