|Rank||Country||Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad (US$)|
|35||United Arab Emirates||61,959,999,488|
|67||Trinidad and Tobago||3,828,999,936|
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, 2014See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad map
Chinese Companies Are Shopping Abroad at Record Pace
Wall Street Journal - 2/3/2016 1:44:27 PM
The flurry of deals is providing a jolt of attention to the world’s second ... curbing the ability of foreign companies in China to repatriate earnings and banning yuan-based funds for overseas investments, people with direct knowledge of the matter ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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World Economic Forum - 2/3/2016 8:22:20 AM
Foreign direct investment (FDI) has grown markedly in the world economy since the 1970s ... common and accounts for a significant proportion of FDI even between developed countries; andMuch of vertical FDI occurs within broad (2-digit SIC) industry ...
On the move: Turkey’s foreign direct investment market
worldfinance.com - 1/17/2014 7:12:01 PM
Most economic experts are in agreement that Turkey has been playing an increasingly prominent role in the world economy, redefining itself as an attractive hub for foreign direct investment (FDI). The country ... stock exchange). Assets acquired from ...
Tehran Stock Market Hits One-Year High After Sanctions Lifted
Radio Free Europe - 2/3/2016 2:38:44 AM
The Tehran Stock Exchange has surged to a one-year high since Iran's landmark nuclear deal with world powers went into effect last month. The Tehran TEDPIX index soared to 73,725 on February 2, boosted by an outpouring of foreign investment of $16.6 ...
Zimbabwe says foreigners can buy stakes of up to 49 pct in local firms
Yahoo News - 2/4/2016 1:00:19 PM
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe will allow foreigners to buy stakes of up to 49 percent in companies listed on its stock exchange ... unapproved foreign investments, tax evasion and smuggling, he added. "This country needs to plug the leakages of foreign ...
China to become one of world’s biggest overseas investors by 2020
Financial Times - 6/25/2015 10:19:27 PM
China will become one of the world’s biggest cross-border investors ... Based on the historical experiences of other countries, China’s global stock of outbound foreign direct investment (OFDI), which includes investing in corporate mergers ...
World of pain: Why investors need to know how macro-economic events affect the Canadian market
National Post - 2/2/2016 4:44:35 PM
“Persistent weak global growth is intensifying,” says Bruce Cooper, TD Asset Management’s chief investment officer, chalking that up to aging demographics in both the developed world and China ... their revenues from foreign countries, especially ...
Vietnam emerges as frontier market standout in shaky world
Gulf News - 1/29/2016 1:00:16 PM
While the world’s largest ... and booming foreign direct investment are helping the Southeast Asian nation counter global threats that’s sparked a wave of stock selling and currency depreciation this year. That comes as the country begins a leadership ...
Top 25 Countries for Overseas Investment
Bloomberg - 1/29/2015 7:44:31 PM
A periodic study from consultancy A.T. Kearney finds that managers at some of the world's largest ... to investing in other countries due to the economy. After hitting an all-time high of $1.98 trillion in 2007, foreign direct investment worldwide fell ...
Foreign Investment in the United States and Three Latin American Countries
National Center for Policy Analysis - 7/22/2013 10:55:38 AM
Foreign Investment in the United States ... foreign direct investment than any other country in the world. Thus: In 2011 the United States received a flow of foreign direct investment of nearly $227 billion, and Americans invested directly abroad almost ...
Foreign investment into UK is highest in Europe and second highest in world
CITY A.M. - 7/20/2014 11:30:25 AM
The UK's foreign direct investment ... in its FDI stock from the previous year. Only the USA had a higher value than the UK, reaching the considerable sum of $4,935bn in FDI stock: over twice as much as any other country in the world.
China’s Overseas Investments, Explained in 10 Graphics
WRI - 1/28/2015 8:35:48 PM
1 Starting in 2010, two Chinese state-owned banks (China Development Bank (CDB) and the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim)) lent more money annually to other developing countries than the World ... overseas investments, known as outward foreign ...
China overseas direct investment seen rising 10 percent a year
Yahoo Finance - 10/22/2014 5:42:43 AM
BEIJING, Oct 22 (Reuters) - China's overseas direct investment ... is required for investments in excess of $1 billion or if a project involves a sensitive country, region or sector. China is moving to diversify its $4 trillion in foreign exchange reserves ...
Southeast Asia Receives More Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Than China, Which Is Now The World's Third-Largest Foreign Investor
International Business Times - 3/5/2014 10:45:18 AM
... foreign investor in the world. Last year ASEAN-5 countries, the biggest economies in Southeast Asia, received $128.4 billion in foreign investment, a 7 percent increase from $120 billion in 2012. Meanwhile, foreign direct investment (FDI) into China ...