|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
Ireland Heads Forbes' List Of The Best Countries For Business
Forbes - 12/4/2013 2:56:23 PM
Moody’s Analytics doesn’t expect home prices ... for the Irish Stock Exchange Overall Index in the 12 months through Nov. 20 ranks first among the top 30 countries. “Ireland has continued to attract direct foreign investment despite ...
Policy paralysis at home, but India's outward investment plunges: Study
Financial Express - 12/4/2013 10:02:54 AM
Moreover, portfolio investment outflows by Indians were negative to the extent of USD 191 million in the first half of FY 2013-14, which implies that domestic investors pulled back money from the overseas markets, against a positive portfolio investment of ...
Emerging markets seek savers at home as foreign money drains away
Reuters - 12/3/2013 1:10:12 PM
The volatility prompted by signs of an eventual turn in U.S. monetary policy has not only underscored emerging markets' reliance on foreign capital, but also sounded a fresh warning: that without a significant home-grown investor base, countries ...
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.
Foreign Investment in the United States and Three Latin American Countries
National Center for Policy Analysis - 7/22/2013 10:55:38 AM
Mexico receives the second largest amount of foreign direct investment in the whole Latin American region ... leaving the local population poorer, there is probably no country in history from which foreigners have carried away more wealth than the United ...
Foreign Investment and U.S. National Security
Council on Foreign Relations - 9/27/2013 1:25:14 PM
as well as the U.S. trade representative and the director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. Several other offices also contribute: the Office of Management and Budget, Council of Economic Advisers, National Security Council, National Economic ...
Foreign money is draining out, emerging mkts reach out to savers back home
Firstpost - 12/3/2013 5:46:23 AM
So in a world where Western central banks will no longer be pumping money and could even start raising interest rates, emerging economies must seek investment cash at home, preferably by boosting pension and insurance funds that provide a ready source of ...
Obama Makes Attracting Foreign Investment Target of U.S. Effort
Bloomberg - 10/31/2013 9:27:28 PM
President Barack Obama is seeking to counter competition for investment from emerging economies by putting the federal government at the center of a coordinated campaign to bring new capital to the U.S. At a Commerce Department investment summit ...
China Leads In Foreign Direct Investment
Forbes - 11/4/2012 11:56:25 PM
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) For the first time since 2003, China has surpassed the United States as the world’s largest recipient of global foreign direct investment ... site in the country, a 1.6 billion yuan ($250 million) investment covering ...
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
The Federative Republic of Brazil is a country in South America. It is the fifth largest country by geographical area, occupying nearly half of South America. Brazil is the largest national economy in Latin America, the world's 10th largest economy at ...
Nigeria’s Foreign Direct Investment Is Over $20bn – Okonjo-Iweala
channelstv.com - 11/11/2013 4:06:37 PM
Nigeria’s foreign direct investment has risen to over $20 billion in the last three years, the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said. At a press conference in Abuja on the 2014 World Economic Forum on Africa to be held in Nigeria, the ...
Prospects and Challenges of W’African Stock Exchange
THISDAY Live - 12/3/2013 9:59:55 PM
"In Africa, the three biggest stock exchanges, South Africa, Egypt and Nigeria account for more than 90 per ... in the continent. "East African communities (Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania Exchanges) are talking of merging into a bigger East African Stock ...
Foreign direct investment to Africa increases, defying global trend for 2012
UNCTAD - 6/26/2013 10:17:52 PM
Foreign direct ... No. E.13.II.D.5, ISBN-13: 978-92-1-112868-0) may be obtained from United Nations Publications Sales and Marketing Office at the address mentioned below or from United Nations sales agents throughout the world. Price: US$ 85 (50% discount ...
Philippines’ Aquino Races the World’s Fastest Economies
Bloomberg - 12/3/2013 9:59:55 PM
Just after midnight one sultry Friday in August 1987, Manila became a battleground as rebel troops attempted a coup against Philippine President Corazon Aquino. Two blocks from the besieged presidential palace, insurgents opened fire on a car ...