|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
More and Better Foreign Direct Investment
CATO Institute - 11/21/2014 2:11:10 PM
Moreover, U.S. companies have benefitted from exposure to the best practices employed by affiliates, many of which are world-class companies that have stood out in their home ... Foreign direct investment is a verdict about the efficacy of a country ...
The 5 Fastest-Growing Countries in the World
The Motley Fool - 11/25/2014 3:36:29 AM
But Russia’s and Brazil’s economies in particular have slowed down recently, and even China has felt pressure from a swelling housing bubble and slowing foreign investment. So just which countries are taking up the mantle as the world’s fastest climbers?
Why Africa can have the best of both worlds
forumblog.org - 11/20/2014 2:12:21 PM
This is the same false choice that African countries ... direct investment in Africa has grown from a scant $500 million in 2003 to $15 billion in 2012. And there is plenty of room for further growth. Africa accounts for only 5% of China’s overall ...
China opens stock exchange to foreign money
USA Today - 11/21/2014 4:55:48 PM
The world's second-largest economy is renowned for capital controls aimed at limiting the flow of money into and out of the country ... The new scheme lets foreign investors with accounts at the Hong Kong stock exchange directly invest in the shares ...
How To Trade International Stocks
Investopedia - 11/19/2014 11:53:21 PM
A good way to diversify an investment portfolio is to look beyond the domestic market and acquire foreign stocks ... broker to ask if they offer direct international trading and how much it might cost. Even so, many countries impose capital controls ...
Why foreign investors are leaving Nigeria Stock Exchange
Vanguard - 11/18/2014 3:40:37 PM
So, they are no longer disposed to sending money home for investment ... the world is watching Nigeria, and their fear is how would the country conveniently hold the election. Your mind will be where your money is. That is why the foreign investors ...
China Foreign Direct Investment at Four-Year Low
Wall Street Journal - 9/16/2014 3:00:48 PM
China attracted $7.2 billion of foreign direct investment ... 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 rose 15.3% year ...
How India Can Attract Foreign Firms
NDTV - 11/19/2014 7:25:31 AM
India also is home to ... foreign direct investment or FDI. In August, China received seven times more FDI at $7.2 billion compared to India's $1.27 billion. The new government has announced big steps to attract foreign investment in the country.
Global foreign direct investment declined by 18% in 2012, annual report says
UNCTAD - 6/24/2013 11:53:18 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.
'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 ...
Foreign Policy without Cronies
Townhall Finance - 11/26/2014 3:13:50 AM
But following close behind is fixing a foreign ... all over the world? The fact is that the United States sends about $278 billion dollars overseas either via private donations, direct investment or government assistance to developing countries every ...
Foreigners may now own 100% of Phl banks
m.philstar.com - 11/16/2014 7:39:13 PM
MANILA, Philippines - Foreign banks can now apply to operate in the country or ... lender’s voting stock. “Implementing the new law comes at an opportune time because the foreign banks can be vehicles for foreign direct investments into the ...
What Is the Meaning of Foreign Direct Investment?
finance.zacks.com - 11/23/2014 4:03:19 PM
For transactions to be classified as a foreign direct investment, the investor must acquire 10 percent or more of the common stock of the foreign company ... direct investment going to the developing world -- countries such as Afghanistan and Iraq ...
Shanghai-HK Stock link: Too Big To Fail, For Now
investing.com - 11/17/2014 6:44:56 AM
All cross-border equity investment until now has to be channelled through narrow institutional quota schemes. Stock Connect is portrayed as an opportunity that for the first time gives foreign funds direct access to Chinese stocks. Market bulls are already ...
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 ...