|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
China foreign direct investment at four-year low
Market Watch - 9/16/2014 5:59:46 PM
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Wooing investors: BoI plans conference to attact investment
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The Board of Investment (BoI) will organise a two-day investment conference on October 27-28, aiming to attract and promote foreign direct investment ... Pakistani embassies abroad and all embassies of different countries in Islamabad have been informed ...
Foreign investment into China slumps
Financial Times - 9/16/2014 10:07:19 AM
Foreign direct investment to China has fallen ... as Beijing targets a widening array of global companies in the country for alleged price-fixing and monopolistic behaviour. Investment to China from abroad reached $7.2bn in August, the lowest monthly ...
Foreign investment into UK is highest in Europe and second highest in world
CITY A.M. - 7/20/2014 10:47:28 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.
Ethiopia - Africa's Third Largest Recipient of Foreign Direct Investment
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The report, released last Tuesday, also indicates the FDI flows to southern Africa almost doubled The World Investment ... in 2012. The country has also registered a significant increase in their Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) stock - the amount of ...
Asia tops the world in foreign direct investment, according to new UNCTAD report
UNCTAD - 6/24/2014 4:47:35 PM
Asia continues to be the world's top recipient region of foreign direct ... and foreign investment is set to grow in industries such as telecommunications. Regional integration, connectivity and FDI prospects. For some low-income countries in developing ...
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China's outbound investment doubled year-on-year in August to $12.62 billion
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China's outbound investment more than doubled year-on-year in August to $12.62 billion, data showed, far outpacing foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country ... companies to ''go out'' and make overseas acquisitions to gain market access and ...
China January foreign direct investment rises in sign of confidence
Reuters - 2/18/2014 6:09:36 AM
BEIJING (Reuters) - China drew $10.76 billion in foreign direct investment ... of foreign investment every year since joining the World Trade Organization in 2001, as businesses jumped at the chance to enter the world's most populous country.
Brazil record foreign direct investment more than compensates current account deficit
MercoPress - 1/25/2012 3:54:12 AM
Brazilian tourists spent 21bn dollars in overseas travel ... by units elsewhere in the world. Tulio Maciel, the central bank's statistical coordinator, said, “The 2011 deficit was fully financed by foreign direct investment, which presented strong ...
Top 10 Countries for Chinese Investments
CNBC - 5/23/2012 11:58:50 PM
With $3 trillion in foreign exchange reserves and a growing need for resources to power its growth, China has been ramping up investments around the world ... together a list of 10 countries that saw the largest net foreign direct investment (FDI) from ...