|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
Guest post: a new era dawns in Chinese outward portfolio investment
Financial Times - 9/1/2014 12:09:29 AM
Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect opens a new chapter in China’s financial integration with the world, and will in time reshape the dynamics of global investment ... invest directly in foreign equities, and give global investors direct access to China ...
Investing in African Countries
The Daily Reckoning - 8/28/2014 11:58:44 PM
In a world where ... “In Africa, foreign direct investment usually goes where there is oil — doesn’t matter even if there are land mines around the oil. If not, foreign direct investment goes toward rebuilding countries after a bloody civil war.
Defence stocks rise on foreign capital inflow notification
Daijiworld - 8/27/2014 11:49:46 AM
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS): Stocks of defence equipment manufacturing companies rose Wednesday, a day after the central government notified raising the foreign direct investment (FDI ... venture was likely to fetch the country access to modern and state ...
Stock exchange and economic trends in Pakistan
Pakistan Observer - 8/22/2014 8:45:25 PM
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - PAKISTAN Stock ... in 2011 by the World Bank the market capitalization of listed companies in Pakistan increased to $38168586546 in 2010. A major source of income for a developing country is Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
Saudi stocks richly valued but still attractive -funds
Reuters - 8/31/2014 12:53:38 AM
The Saudi stock market index has jumped 13 percent since authorities announced in late July that they would open the market to direct investment by foreign institutions in ... stability provided by the country's big current account and state budget ...
Ethiopia - Africa's Third Largest Recipient of Foreign Direct Investment
AllAfrica - 7/1/2014 8:25:21 AM
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 ...
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.
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff Business - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
Analysing China's record foreign exchange reserves growth, economists discovered that luxury home sales in ... It happens to be the 5th wealthiest country in the world in terms of GDP per capita. Foreign direct investment and industrialisation have created ...
UAE’s status upgrade behind investment surge, says ENDB
worldfinance.com - 9/1/2014 9:13:31 AM
Now, the macroeconomic outlook from the IMF, expects a 4.8 percent growth in 2014 and approximately 4.5 percent in coming years, supported by a number of government-led mega projects and the successful bid for the World Expo 2020. Crucially, the UAE growth ...
Chinese Outward Investment: More Opportunity Than Danger
The Heritage Foundation - 7/12/2011 11:54:12 PM
Abstract: Chinese investment in the rest of the world ... Fraud inquiries into stock exchange listings of China-based firms are dangerous with respect to access to many foreign markets, not just the U.S. More important are direct subsidies provided ...
Saudi Arabia Plans to Open Stock Market to Foreign Investors
Wall Street Journal - 7/23/2014 1:25:34 AM
The benchmark Saudi Tadawul stocks index is already up more than 15% this year, and opening the market to foreign investors is likely to send it sharply higher, traders said, eyeing large inflows, particularly if the ... invest in Saudi Arabia in our ...
2014 World Cup Investing By Country: South America
Seeking Alpha - 6/12/2014 4:37:21 AM
The 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil on Thursday June ... recently announced it was changing its mining laws. The country will provide new tax incentives that it hopes will lure foreign investment. There were no foreign investments for mining last ...
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 ... latest site in the country, a 1.6 billion yuan ($250 million) investment covering ...
Foreign investment in Chicago supports jobs, study says
Chicago Tribune - 6/20/2014 1:17:35 PM
Even though the United States remains the world's No. 1 destination for foreign direct investment, the country is losing ground to other ... including prolonged economic sluggishness at home, economic malaise in Europe — it's the United States' largest ...
Importance of Investment in the Global Economy
U.S. Department of State - 9/5/2010 11:56:47 PM
We have seen inward foreign direct investment stock ... our countries open for business and sustain a commitment to principles of fair competition in our own markets and global markets. We in the U.S. are strong believers in the importance of foreign ...