|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
DISEQUILIBRIUM: FDI is India lifeboat to development
Daily Mail - 9/20/2014 7:20:55 PM
Ditto for Myanmar, which saw capital investment growing from $1.54bn to $13.22bn in the same period. India's engine was on idle burning fuel with nothing left in the tank. Smaller countries showed disproportionate heft while attracting foreign direct ...
Ethiopia - Africa's Third Largest Recipient of Foreign Direct Investment
AllAfrica - 6/28/2014 11:59:29 PM
The report, released last Tuesday, also indicates the FDI flows to southern Africa almost doubled The World Investment ... in 2012. The country has also registered a significant increase in their Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) stock - the amount of ...
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.
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 ... latest site in the country, a 1.6 billion yuan ($250 million) investment covering ...
Chinese Outward Investment: More Opportunity Than Danger
The Heritage Foundation - 7/12/2011 11:54:12 PM
Acquisitions of stakes in companies may not always technically qualify as direct investment, but they are equally relevant to policymakers. Figures issued by the individual countries ... debate; foreign money physically cannot be spent at home.[
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff Business - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
Analysing China's record foreign exchange reserves growth, economists discovered that luxury home sales in ... It happens to be the 5th wealthiest country in the world in terms of GDP per capita. Foreign direct investment and industrialisation have created ...
2014 World Cup Investing By Country: South America
Seeking Alpha - 6/12/2014 12:41:08 AM
The 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil on Thursday June ... recently announced it was changing its mining laws. The country will provide new tax incentives that it hopes will lure foreign investment. There were no foreign investments for mining last ...
Foreign investment in Chicago supports jobs, study says
Chicago Tribune - 6/20/2014 1:17:35 PM
Even though the United States remains the world's No. 1 destination for foreign direct investment, the country is losing ground to other ... including prolonged economic sluggishness at home, economic malaise in Europe — it's the United States' largest ...
The Right Way to Invest Globally
Wall Street Journal - 7/25/2014 5:58:11 PM
Investors should consider whether they are exhibiting home ... Stock Index Fund, which charges annual fees of 0.14%, or $14, on a $10,000 investment, and invests in 45 countries around the world. He says he is increasing the share of foreign shares in ...
Saudi Arabian stock market to open to foreign investors
BBC - 7/22/2014 10:30:47 AM
Saudi Arabia's stock market will open up to foreign investors for the first time, the country has announced ... Middle East and the second biggest in the world, next to China, that is closed to direct foreign investment. Currently, foreigners can only ...
Reversing Worrisome Trends: How to Attract and Retain Investment in a Competitive Global Economy
CATO Institute - 8/22/2013 4:45:25 PM
No country has been a stronger magnet for foreign direct investment than the United States. Valued at $3.5 trillion, the U.S. stock of inward foreign direct investment accounted for 17 percent of the world total in 2011, more than triple the share of the ...
World Cup of FDI: Which U.S. Metro Areas May Hold Closet Germany Fans?
Brookings - 6/25/2014 10:34:10 AM
When the United States and Germany meet on the World Cup soccer field in Recife ... Thanks to new data on foreign direct investment (FDI) in U.S. metro areas released last week, we know where to look for the likeliest turncoats. In terms of sheer numbers ...
‘The Dispensable Nation’ and ‘Foreign Policy Begins at Home’
New York Times - 6/13/2013 11:59:11 PM
Nasr viewed all of these humiliations up close, and he opens “The Dispensable Nation ... visited the country in August last year, looking for economic investment he knows will no longer flow from the West. “The Arab world’s most important country ...
Tanzania advised on importance of expertise in gas exploitation
IPP Media - 9/18/2014 11:55:18 PM
The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Fiona Woolf CBE The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Fiona Woolf CBE, who was in a country last week has ... almost 36 percent of Tanzania’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). She pointed out that ...
IKEA to invest Rs 10,500 crore in India, largest foreign direct investment in retail sector
The Economic Times - 6/22/2012 7:55:40 PM
NEW DELHI: Swedish home products giant IKEA has announced the largest foreign investment in India's retail sector ... the IKEA Group and we are eager to set up our first store in the country, subject to approval of the government of India," the company ...