|Rank||Country||Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad (US$)|
|34||United Arab Emirates||55,930,000,000|
|65||Trinidad and Tobago||3,829,000,000|
Definition: This entry gives the cumulative US
dollar value of all investments in foreign countries made directly by residents - primarily companies - of the home country, 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 - abroad map
China overseas direct investment seen rising 10 percent a year
Reuters - 10/22/2014 1:53:39 AM
The Chinese government's push to stoke overseas investment is part of an effort to slow the rise of its foreign currency ... we lack to manufacture for the world's consumer is very normal." In 2013, China's non-financial direct investment overseas amounted ...
Terrorism: A Threat to Foreign Direct Investment
econintersect.com - 10/20/2014 1:27:23 AM
Terrorism around the world is a problem for foreign direct ... investment while reducing its mean. Clearly, a lower average rate of return to investment in a nation will tend to reduce potential FDI into that nation. When a terrorist incident in a certain ...
China overseas direct investment seen rising 10% a year
Mining Weekly - 10/22/2014 6:54:18 AM
BEIJING - China's overseas ... the world's consumer is very normal." In 2013, China's non-financial direct investment overseas amounted to $90.17-billion, a rise of 16.8% from a year earlier, according to MOFCOM statistics. Total non-financial foreign ...
Foreign investment in Pakistan fell by 26 percent in first quarter
Post - 10/18/2014 1:11:16 PM
US Commander Karachi Stock Exchange Foreign direct investment fell by 26 percent during July-September as compared to the same period of last year. What is more worrisome is the size of FDI which is almost negligible if compared with regional countries ...
Tadawul: Opening up the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange
Global Arab Network - 10/22/2014 10:50:31 AM
Plans for new regulations on direct foreign investment ... stock market value. The new regulations require any QFI to have at least $5bn in funds under management and have been operating for a minimum of five years. This will rule out small-scale overseas ...
Solid data, earnings push world stocks higher
Reuters - 10/20/2014 8:51:12 AM
Japan's $1.2 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund is likely to raise its allocation for domestic stocks to about 25 percent, people familiar with the process said on Saturday. The ... holdings of overseas assets, spurring demand for foreign ...
Lenovo : China still a favorite investment destination for US
4 Traders - 10/22/2014 5:21:14 AM
China is the top country for ... As much as foreign multinationals continue to expand in the Chinese market, Chinese companies have strengthened their own global reach, which mostly has been through foreign direct investment. The company's co-headquarters ...
China Foreign Direct Investment at Four-Year Low
Wall Street Journal - 9/16/2014 3:00:48 PM
There is no evidence of capital flight from the ... since most foreign currency 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 ...
South Africa is ‘African Country of the Future’ for foreign direct investment
The South African - 10/21/2014 11:59:07 PM
South Africa has been named African Country of the Future 2013/14 by fDi Magazine, a London Financial Times publication. “A worthy winner, South Africa has consistently outperformed its African neighbours in FDI [foreign direct investment] attraction ...
Balance of payments posts $98 M in September
m.philstar.com - 10/20/2014 3:03:26 PM
The BOP is a summary of a country's transactions with the rest of the world. Components include trade, foreign direct and portfolio investments, and even remittances from Filipinos overseas.
Faith and Skepticism about Trade, Foreign Investment
pewglobal.org - 9/15/2014 11:58:52 PM
Trade and foreign investment engender both faith and skepticism around the world ... direct investment, either through the construction of new plants or through the acquisition of existing companies (as opposed to the purchase of stocks and bonds abroad ...
How to Play China Stocks Like the Institutionals Play in Shanghai
The Street - 10/20/2014 10:09:56 AM
BEIJING (TheStreet) - Institutional investors from around the world are plowing money ... Must Read: 12 Stocks Warren Buffett Loves in 2014 And year-to-date, the buying spree by these foreign institutions has included a combined $335 million in mainland ...
'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 ...
OPIC, Global Partnerships Bring Depth Of Experience To Impact Investing
Forbes - 10/21/2014 9:50:16 PM
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation ... bn portfolio of financing and insurance to support private investment in sustainable economic development, especially in the world’s poorest countries. Under Littlefield’s leadership, OPIC’s annual ...
The Largest-Ever Equity Sale In The Arab World Is Igniting A Religious Controversy
The Business Insider - 10/14/2014 11:42:57 AM
Plans by Saudi Arabia's biggest bank for a $6 billion initial public offer of shares, the largest-ever equity sale in the Arab world, have run into ... is due to open its $550 billion stock market to direct foreign investment early next year.