|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
Companies Based in Developing Economies Make Record Share of FDI
The Wall Street Journal - 5/18/2015 9:42:48 AM
Figures previously released by UNCTAD showed China became the world’s top destination for foreign direct investment in 2014 ... the prospect of slower economic growth at home. And increasingly, developing country companies are being encouraged by ...
Chinese Foreign Direct Investment in Africa
gosporttimes.com - 5/18/2015 7:29:46 PM
Do China’s BITs tell a story of a nation’s rapid transformation from a recipient of Foreign Direct Investment ("FDI") to a sender ... considered one of the world’s least democratic countries (3). African countries are in the process of urbanization ...
Remarks by the World Bank Country Manager at the International Conference on Activating the Sources of Economic Growth in Kosovo
The World Bank - 5/18/2015 5:56:43 PM
This complexity is reflected in unclear correlations: neither have countries ... world, open in terms of (i) supporting students, researchers, and professionals to benefit from foreign education and exposure; and (ii) attracting foreign direct investments ...
Foreign Fears Take Toll on African Tourism
Wall Street Journal - 5/21/2015 11:29:36 PM
Flights are resuming to Guinea, Liberia—which the World Health Organization declared Ebola-free this month—and Sierra Leone, the countries where more than 11,000 people died of Ebola. But Korean Air 003490-0.34 % ’s direct flight to Nairobi ...
Tax implications of foreign investments
brandonsun.com - 5/19/2015 8:58:40 AM
(Special) -- The recent slump in oil prices is causing many Canadian investors to move their money from energy-weighted markets at home to ... in those countries. Instead, all income, dividends and capital gains from those foreign investments must be ...
3 Top Stocks to Own in Retirement
The Motley Fool - 5/21/2015 11:19:27 AM
These are investments that can be held for the long haul, or, to steal an old infomercial catch phrase, a good retirement stock ... than 200 countries and territories, and it generates over 80% of its revenue outside the United States. Foreign currency ...
Egypt’s economy and the lure of Sisis
egyptindependent.com - 5/19/2015 7:25:36 AM
Which country’s stock market delivered the best returns for investors ... The return of investors may be the most telling sign of renewal. Foreign direct investment is up by nearly 140 per cent year-on-year, albeit from a low base. With a budget deficit ...
Low Oil Prices Pressuring Producing Countries
Think Advisor - 5/21/2015 5:21:32 AM
Saudi Arabia is burning through its foreign reserves. Saudi Arabia’s foreign reserves are down, thanks to lower oil sales, but that’s not the only reason. The country’s ... on new real estate investments elsewhere in the world. According to ...
The prime minister of the strongest BRIC country just unveiled his plans for the next 5 years
The Business Insider - 5/12/2015 2:00:27 PM
India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, is about to celebrate his first anniversary as leader of the world's largest democracy ... his plans to boost the total amount of foreign direct investment allowed into the country. The prime minister pointed to ...
China’s future solar ambitions – at home and abroad
PV Tech - 5/21/2015 10:36:30 AM
Estimates suggest that by the end of this year China could be home to approximately ... in the years and decades to come. Being the world’s largest emitter of GHG emissions and considered to be among those countries most affected by future climate ...
Malaysia: First World By 2020?
The Diplomat - 5/18/2015 12:41:45 PM
Malaysia is on track to achieve its goal of first-world status by ... some 775 billion ringgit of investments have been approved, with private investment climbing from 12.8 percent to 17.5 percent of GDP and inward foreign direct investment nearly doubling ...
Investor Optimism Dominates in Fifth Annual Global Investor Sentiment Survey by Franklin Templeton
Market Watch - 5/19/2015 9:27:18 AM
Virtually all global (94 percent) and US (96 percent) investors agree that risk management expertise is the most important factor when selecting an investment manager. Home Country ... world was simply viewed through the binary lens of 'domestic' and ...
Where Are Chinese Investments in Africa Headed?
WRI - 5/15/2014 8:19:40 PM
While investment from more developed countries has remained about the same ... 2012 Statistical Bulletin of China’s Outward Foreign Direct Investment By 2012, China’s OFDI stock globally passed $531.94 billion, of which $21.73 billion, or 4.1 percent ...
GDP to grow at 9% once structural issues addressed: FinMin
Money Control - 5/20/2015 3:45:30 PM
The short term growth may be lower on account of structural issues which we are tackling," Mehrishi told agency Strong economic growth, he added, is necessary for solving many socio-economic problems facing the country. "India's growth is expected to be at ...
10 Reasons Millennials Need to Own Stocks
NASDAQ - 5/20/2015 11:56:26 AM
Compounding simply refers to investment ... you own stocks in a country whose currency is depreciating versus the dollar, the value of your shares will also depreciate. (See The World's Greatest Stocks for more.) Over the past five years, foreign stocks ...