|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
Great Wall of Canadian Energy Keeps Chinese on Outside
Bloomberg - 12/6/2013 4:59:53 AM
The last major Canadian acquisition by a China-based company was PetroChina Co.’s C$1.19 billion purchase of a 49.9 percent stake in an Alberta shale formation one week after Harper’s announcement. At a Nov. 15 meeting in Toronto ...
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.
'Indian firms' investments abroad fall sharply in H1'
MoneyControl.com - 12/4/2013 11:35:57 AM
"This makes the argument of some sceptics fall flat on its head since it was being contended that Indian firms were investing abroad because of the policy paralysis at home," the Assocham study said. Net foreign investment by India to the rest of the world ...
Best Countries for Business in 2013
dubaichronicle.com - 12/5/2013 9:25:55 AM
Best economies for doing business in 2014 Revealed The World Bank published its annual Doing Business report. This year, the study has included near... The Top 100 CEOs heading global corporate powerhouses in MENA UAE revealed as the preferred ...
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 ...
Analysis: Emerging markets seek savers at home as foreign money drains away
Reuters - 12/2/2013 10:19:35 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 ... So as foreign cash has drained out, Moscow-listed stocks have ...
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 ...
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 ...
Foreign direct investment to Africa increases, defying global trend for 2012
UNCTAD - 6/26/2013 10:17:52 PM
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Your U.S. stocks are more foreign than you know
Marketwatch - 9/3/2013 2:50:58 PM
You may think that being wedded to the U.S. market has provided ... according to S&P Dow Jones Indices. In other words, the main U.S. stock index — the benchmark for the biggest mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, including SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NAR ...
Government does not direct Temasek's investment decisions: Temasek chairman
AsiaOne - 12/5/2013 5:58:20 AM
It is commonly believed that sovereign wealth funds often invest on behalf of governments for strategic reasons and as an instrument of foreign policy, but Temasek Holdings does not share the characteristics of most sovereign wealth funds, said its ...