|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
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 ...
Shanghai-Hong Kong stock link may be tepid but is giving boost to China bonds
Reuters - 1/27/2015 3:11:53 AM
The biggest foreign ... bonds in the world's second-largest economy. "The new bond ETF became available thanks to the Stock Connect, which freed up some of our RQFII quota" by offering another channel for investment, a person with direct knowledge of ...
Africa still attractive FDI investment destination
Businessday - 1/23/2015 11:23:23 AM
The continent’s commodities and currency market in particular provides room for overseas investors to ... According to a 2013 World Investment report on Investment and Trade for Development, foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to Africa increased ...
Streaming Netflix to the world
NASDAQ - 1/26/2015 7:59:24 AM
Now that everyone in the U.S. is watching Netflix, CEO Reed Hastings is ready to take the company to the world. With the rate of new subscriptions slowing here in the states, Netflix is looking to expand to 200 countries ... the stock. As with any ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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On the move: Turkey’s foreign direct investment market
worldfinance.com - 1/17/2014 7:12:01 PM
Most economic experts are in agreement that Turkey has been playing an increasingly prominent role in the world economy, redefining itself as an attractive hub for foreign direct investment ... the stock exchange). Assets acquired from abroad by foreign ...
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 ... s direct investments abroad surpassed foreign investments by others in China, or US$102.9 billion in 2014. Chinese investments are shifting from resources in mostly developing countries ...
Real World Economics: Swiss took least bad option on their franc
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 1/25/2015 11:56:48 AM
But rather than being "owned" by its member commercial banks, as is the Fed, SNB stock belongs mostly to individuals and ... In 2013, Swiss exports equaled 72 percent of the country's GDP and imports about 60 percent. The corresponding figures for our ...
‘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 ...
The biggest investment deal between India and the US is nowhere close to completion
Quartz - 1/24/2015 8:51:53 AM
The DIPP is responsible for framing India’s foreign direct investment ... foreign country,” an epithet reserved for the worst IPR offenders. India’s counter-argument has been that its IPR regime is compliant with the World Trade Organisation ...
The fast lane: Economic cost of terror
Financial Express - 1/25/2015 12:43:56 AM
Whether it is the price of oil, interest rates, investment climate, climate change or income inequality, most sessions are devoted to evaluating risks and emerging crisis points. This year, the World ... countries significantly reduced stocks of US direct ...
The economic crisis isn’t over in most of the world
Register-Guard - 1/27/2015 6:46:38 AM
Led by China, so-called “emerging-market countries” have disappointed. They were expected to replace the United States as the world ... to go abroad. None of this is conclusive; it’s merely suggestive. The consensus seems to be that these foreign ...
Secrets of modern mercenaries: Inside the rise of private armies
Salon - 1/25/2015 6:59:09 PM
Today’s military firms are sophisticated multinational corporations with subsidiaries around the world and quarterly profit reports for investors. These companies are bought and sold on Wall Street, and their stocks ... do not have direct access to ...
Sri Lanka’s election upset just destroyed a linchpin of China’s foreign policy
Pakistan Defence - 1/25/2015 3:14:15 AM
In his election manifesto (pdf), released in mid-December, Sirisena never mentions China specifically, but his view on the evils of credit from abroad (pg. 8) seems to be a direct ... the largest investment project to date between the two countries ...
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 ...