|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
'Indian firms' investments abroad fall sharply in H1'
MoneyControl.com - 12/4/2013 11:35:57 AM
Much against the general notion that Indian firms were investing more abroad because of the policy paralysis at home, a study says that net outward foreign investment by Indians declined sharply in the first half of 2013-14, as compared to the same period ...
India's investment abroad sees sharp dip: study
NDTV - 12/4/2013 9:41:25 AM
"This makes the argument of some sceptics fall flat on its head since it was being contended that Indian firms were investing abroad because of the policy paralysis at home," the Assocham study said. Net foreign investment by India to the rest ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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Ireland Heads Forbes' List Of The Best Countries For Business
Forbes - 12/4/2013 2:56:23 PM
Three years ago, European governments and the International Monetary Fund sent Ireland a $113 billion (85 billion euro) bailout package to support the country’s budgetary needs and prop up the Irish banking system. The loan came after the ...
World’s Biggest Pension Fund Sees Japan Fail on 2% Inflation
Bloomberg - 12/4/2013 4:04:59 AM
The Bank of Japan’s unprecedented monetary easing will fail in its goal of spurring 2 percent inflation, according to Takahiro Mitani, president of the fund that manages the world’s largest pool of pension savings. While Japan is making ...
Foreign Investment in the United States and Three Latin American Countries
National Center for Policy Analysis - 7/22/2013 10:55:38 AM
and nearly two-thirds of the stock of the Illinois Central. Foreign investment is still important to the U.S. economy. In fact, the United States is both the source and the recipient of more foreign direct investment than any other country in the world.
Indian firms' investments abroad fall sharply in H1: Assocham study
businesstoday.intoday.in - 12/4/2013 9:19:57 AM
Much against the general notion that Indian firms were investing more abroad because of the policy paralysis at home ... declined sharply in the first half of 2013-14, as compared to the same period of the last fiscal. "This makes the argument of some ...
U.S. to Redouble Efforts to Attract Foreign Direct Investment
Wall Street Journal - 10/31/2013 10:57:32 AM
U.S. embassies around the world ... countries. In 2012, the U.S. received $168 billion in such investment. Faced with a weak economic recovery in 2010, Mr. Obama made boosting the sale of U.S. products abroad and attracting foreign investment ...
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.
Foreign Investment and U.S. National Security
Council on Foreign Relations - 9/27/2013 1:25:14 PM
The United States is both the world's largest foreign direct investor and the largest beneficiary of foreign direct investment (FDI). But like every sovereign country, it has sought to temper its embrace of open markets with the protection of national ...
UPDATE 1-U.S. ramps up efforts to lure foreign investment
Reuters - 10/31/2013 8:58:50 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Thursday pledged an aggressive expansion of U.S. efforts to draw foreign ... world. While the United States drew $166 billion in direct investment dollars in 2012, more than any other ...
China’s Foreign Direct Investment Declines for Eighth Month
Bloomberg - 2/20/2013 2:07:13 AM
China’s foreign direct investment fell for an eighth month in January, a sign that the recovery in the world’s second-largest economy has yet to revive confidence among overseas companies ... for other Asian countries, HSBC Holdings Plc ...
Discussing the Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2013
Brookings - 4/17/2013 11:55:12 PM
In the years after World War II, it was American companies that went overseas ... 3 below shows information about the stock of foreign direct investment located in the United States by industry and, below that, by country. Two points are notable.