Country Comparison > Stock of direct foreign investment - at home

RankCountryStock of direct foreign investment - at home (US$)
1United States2,815,000,051,712
2United Kingdom1,556,999,962,624
3Hong Kong1,502,000,054,272
4China1,343,999,967,232
5Germany1,335,000,039,424
6Belgium1,194,999,939,072
7France1,102,999,977,984
8Canada1,037,999,996,928
9Switzerland968,900,018,176
10Spain779,499,995,136
11Ireland777,300,017,152
12Brazil663,300,014,080
13Australia661,600,010,240
14Netherlands646,399,983,616
15Singapore585,800,024,064
16Russia552,800,026,624
17Sweden519,299,989,504
18Italy466,300,010,496
19Mexico435,300,007,936
20India309,999,992,832
21Norway274,499,993,600
22Austria269,500,006,400
23Poland248,200,003,584
24Saudi Arabia240,600,006,656
25Japan231,199,997,952
26Chile214,800,007,168
27Indonesia207,199,993,856
28Turkey194,199,994,368
29Thailand193,700,003,840
30Korea, South152,299,995,136
31Denmark146,000,003,072
32Czech Republic144,200,007,680
33Malaysia143,399,993,344
34South Africa143,300,001,792
35Finland138,699,997,184
36Colombia128,099,999,744
37Kazakhstan123,500,003,328
38Portugal121,600,000,000
39Argentina115,899,998,208
40Hungary112,000,000,000
41United Arab Emirates102,999,998,464
42Trinidad and Tobago102,000,001,024
43Israel86,040,002,560
44Vietnam84,609,998,848
45Nigeria84,560,003,072
46Niger84,560,003,072
47New Zealand84,199,997,440
48Romania84,039,999,488
49Egypt76,759,998,464
50Peru76,570,001,408
51Slovakia63,990,001,664
52Taiwan62,940,000,256
53Ukraine61,460,000,768
54Bulgaria54,209,998,848
55Morocco51,819,999,232
56Venezuela49,899,999,232
57Iran41,450,000,384
58Greece40,099,999,744
59Croatia37,499,998,208
60Tunisia34,639,998,976
61Qatar33,479,999,488
62Philippines33,280,000,000
63Panama32,889,999,360
64Dominica26,759,999,488
65Dominican Republic26,759,999,488
66Jordan26,690,000,896
67Serbia26,410,000,384
68Algeria25,020,000,256
69Pakistan24,330,000,384
70Estonia21,730,000,896
71Costa Rica21,699,999,744
72Kosovo21,199,998,976
73Uruguay20,689,999,872
74Macau18,909,999,104
75Libya17,920,000,000
76Ecuador17,890,000,896
77Bahrain17,809,999,872
78Angola17,150,000,128
79Lithuania16,570,000,384
80Latvia15,489,999,872
81Malta15,169,999,872
82Laos15,139,999,744
83Slovenia14,670,000,128
84Azerbaijan14,350,000,128
85Luxembourg11,210,000,384
86Georgia11,189,999,616
87Bolivia10,560,000,000
88Iceland9,200,000,000
89El Salvador8,878,999,552
90Bosnia and Herzegovina7,720,999,936
91Bangladesh7,040,000,000
92Kuwait5,677,000,192
93Macedonia4,695,000,064
94Paraguay4,526,000,128
95Chad4,499,999,744
96Liberia4,240,999,936
97Albania4,225,999,872
98Moldova3,448,000,000
99Kenya3,272,999,936
100Fiji3,169,999,872
101Mali2,750,000,128
102Sierra Leone2,393,999,872
103Tajikistan2,272,000,000
104Kyrgyzstan2,004,999,936
105Mongolia1,690,000,000
106Haiti1,123,000,064
107Rwanda900,099,968
108Lesotho635,699,968
109Djibouti630,600,000
110Vanuatu620,099,968
111Nepal103,000,000
112Bhutan63,500,000
113Tonga61,390,000

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, 2014

See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - at home map

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