|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
China’s Overseas Investments, Explained in 10 Graphics
WRI - 1/29/2015 7:34:22 AM
1 Starting in 2010, two Chinese state-owned banks (China Development Bank (CDB) and the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim)) lent more money annually to other developing countries than the World ... investments, known as outward foreign direct ...
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 ... this trend. Foreign direct investment in China slowed last ...
Israeli VCs rush to China seeking investments, exits
The Times Of Israël - 1/28/2015 4:03:47 PM
On Tuesday, Delek Group Ltd. informed the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange ... that remain at home and serve markets around the world. Chinese investors put more money into Israeli companies in 2014 than investors from any other country. The Israeli VCs visiting ...
Philippine Stocks Add to a Hot Streak
Wall Street Journal - 1/28/2015 5:55:20 AM
The country’s benchmark stock ... home by Filipinos working overseas will keep up spending, economists say. At the same time, President Benigno Aquino III is trying to tackle corruption and ramp up infrastructure development, encouraging foreign investment.
The fast lane: Economic cost of terror
Financial Express - 1/25/2015 12:43:56 AM
This year, the World ... countries significantly reduced stocks of US direct investment. Another study, the Blomberg and Mody report, found a significant impact of terrorism on the inflow of direct investment in a sample of 43 countries. Closer home ...
Despite a Full Slate of Economic News, Major Currencies are Mostly Unmoved for Now
Economy Watch - 1/29/2015 1:53:45 PM
Greek bonds remain under strong downside pressure, while the stock market is bucking the weakening trend and ... Index overshadowed the US weekly initial jobless claims and pending home sales. The brief FOMC statement contained no surprises.
‘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 ...
China’s Foreign Currency Reserves And Its Sovereign Wealth Fund – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 1/28/2015 10:27:21 AM
Unlike those of other countries, CIC does not have free and direct access to the country ... corporation and the largest alternative investment firm in the world. However, this group lost more than 50% of its stock value within months, hitting CIC ...
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 Economic ... value chain at home and outsource cheap-labour work to China.) Now it’s China’s turn. For the first time, China’s direct investments abroad surpassed foreign investments ...
The End Of Currency Safe Havens
investing.com - 1/29/2015 3:19:39 PM
While gold’s trend seems to have changed to the upside now, the developed world is still ‘out of gold ... demand for perceived ‘safe haven’ investments. The SNB is prepared to purchase foreign currency in unlimited quantities and to take ...
Investment Opportunities in Cyber Security
Guru Focus - 1/27/2015 11:57:25 PM
Prior to the Sony incursion, both Target and Home Depot were hacked causing considerable damage to the reputation of both corporations and it's hard to imagine more will not follow. However, as far as we know, a foreign government did not orchestrate those ...
Malaysia confident of breezing through strong headwinds, says Najib
The Rakyat Post - 1/22/2015 11:06:05 PM
DAVOS (Switzerland), Jan 23, 2015: Malaysia is confident of being able to breeze through the strong global headwinds due to the country ... an all-time high in stock market as well as raking in the highest foreign direct investments in history in ...
Bahamas PM statement at the Caribbean Energy Security Summit
Thebahamasweekly.com - 1/27/2015 1:17:21 AM
The significant improvement in the economy of the United States is expected to have a positive impact on our Region, particularly, in areas such as tourism, foreign direct investment ... countries account for approximately 0.1 per cent of world export ...
Qatar offers good investment opportunities: Lord Mayor
MENAFN - 1/29/2015 8:31:38 AM
"Qatar now offers many investment opportunities around the world ... the direct property investment arm of the Qatar Investment Authority, opened a London office in 2010. In terms of UK investments in Qatar, Shell is the largest foreign investor followed ...
Tunisia seen as strong prospect if foreign investment can be unlocked
The Star Online - 1/18/2015 11:07:51 AM
The North African country of 10 million ... to increase exposure to stocks again after reducing holdings in 2011. "Tunisia has enormous potential to reform," Rohm said. "However (it) is in desperate need of foreign direct investment to drive economic ...