|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
Terrorism: A Threat to Foreign Direct Investment
econintersect.com - 10/20/2014 1:27:23 AM
Terrorism around the world is a problem for foreign direct ... investment while reducing its mean. Clearly, a lower average rate of return to investment in a nation will tend to reduce potential FDI into that nation. When a terrorist incident in a certain ...
China overseas direct investment seen rising 10 percent a year
Yahoo Finance - 10/22/2014 5:42:43 AM
BEIJING, Oct 22 (Reuters) - China's overseas direct investment is projected to rise at least 10 percent annually for the next five years, a trend that will soon make the country a ... the rise of its foreign currency reserves at home, while helping ...
Investment boom in Myanmar
THE NATION - 10/20/2014 12:58:45 AM
Thailand's total investment in Myanmar has nearly reached US$10 billion, making the Kingdom the second-largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country after China ... according to World Bank data. The Myanmar Investment Commission ...
Want to Invest in North Korea? China Hands Out New How-to Guide
Businessweek - 10/22/2014 7:33:04 PM
The 2014 guidelines covering 166 countries ... foreign direct investment in three months through September, government data shows. Still, “China has a long way to go,” Assistant Commerce Minister Zhang Xiangchen told a briefing today. China’s stock ...
After Ireland's Phase-out of its Controversial Tax Scheme
Economy Watch - 10/21/2014 12:24:46 PM
Ireland possesses one of the highest ratios of inward foreign direct investment stock to GDP. It also has one of the ... presented by one of the most business friendly countries in the world, with the youngest, best-educated workforce in Europe."
Alibaba, the Golden Child of China's Globalization Strategy
The Huffington Post - 10/15/2014 5:18:12 PM
On September 19, the Chinese Internet e-commerce firm Alibaba officially debuted on the New York Stock Exchange, raising a record $25 billion. Alibaba's initial public offering is the world's largest ... restrictions on foreign direct investment (FDI).
China September data shows loan recovery but weak investment, forex outflows cloud picture
NBC News - 10/16/2014 2:43:43 AM
September industrial output, retail sales and investment numbers will be released on Oct 21 along with third-quarter GDP, which is expected to show the world's second-largest ... China drew $87.4 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first ...
Economic sense of a second Singapore
AsiaOne - 10/12/2014 2:41:18 AM
In 1972, Singapore's first foreign minister ... to attract high-quality direct investments into Singapore. We have a high savings rate, a large stock of investible past savings, a per capita income level that is among the world's highest, and access ...
China Foreign Direct Investment at Four-Year Low
Wall Street Journal - 9/16/2014 3:00:48 PM
There is no evidence of capital flight from the ... since most foreign currency entering the country is generally sold to the central bank. China's outbound investment is increasing this year, but at a slower pace. Nonfinancial overseas direct investment ...
Investment Team Jets Out To Join In Four-Day Forum
Tribune242 - 10/14/2014 11:53:06 PM
MEMBERS of the Bahamas Investment Authority are in Geneva, Switzerland, this week for the four-day World Investment Forum (WIF ... the private sector and other stakeholders in discourse on foreign direct investment policy formulation and promotion.
Budget tax changes will aid foreign investment
limerickpost.ie - 10/22/2014 11:40:38 AM
NEW corporate tax measures introduced in last week’s budget will make Ireland and the Limerick region “an even more attractive location for Foreign Direct Investment ... to be the home of the best and most successful companies in the world.
Nigeria: Stock Market Aberration
AllAfrica - 10/17/2014 11:56:42 PM
Nigeria is among the top ten performing markets in the world, the Amazon of the country ... stock market, accentuated by the fear that the situation could get worse by day. Panicky posture of foreign portfolio investors who are off-loading their ...
'India needs more world-class gold refineries to attract foreign direct investment'
The Economic Times - 10/5/2014 1:12:22 PM
Therefore, we need to have more world-class ... refinery in the country. A joint venture between state-owned MMTC and Switzerland-based PAMP SA, has set up its refinery near Gurgaon. Khosla stressed on the need to allow foreign direct investment (FDI ...
Current Account Deficits: Government Investment Or Irresponsibility?
Investopedia - 10/13/2014 2:47:16 AM
The Capital and Financial Accounts Foreign funds entering a country from the sale or purchase of tangible assets - as opposed to non-physical assets such as stocks or bonds ... money from some sort of foreign direct investment (FDI) scheme, which appears ...
China’s outbound investment set to eclipse inbound for first time
Financial Times - 10/22/2014 7:18:45 PM
China’s outbound direct ... since the country joined the World Trade Organisation in 2001 and reached a record $118bn last year. At current rates of growth, inbound FDI will be lucky to reach that level again this year, while outbound investment could ...