|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
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 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 reserves at home, while helping domestic companies buy assets, resources and technology overseas. Although Chinese outbound direct ...
South Africa is ‘African Country of the Future’ for foreign direct investment
The South African - 10/21/2014 11:59:07 PM
When you make the decision to return home ... 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 ...
China overseas direct investment seen rising 10% a year
Mining Weekly - 10/21/2014 11:59:07 PM
BEIJING - China's overseas direct investment is projected to rise at least 10% annually for the next five years, a trend that will soon make the country a net capital ... to slow the rise of its foreign currency reserves at home, while helping domestic ...
INVESTMENT BOOM IN MYANMAR
The Daily Star - 10/23/2014 5:08:43 PM
Thailand's total investment in Myanmar has nearly reached US$10 billion, making the Kingdom the second-largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country after China ... while Kyaukpyu will be home to petrochemical industries.
Japan’s Life Insurers May Go Cool on Foreign Debt
Wall Street Journal - 10/23/2014 6:41:47 PM
That is having a direct impact on our investing,” said Toshihiko Yamashita, chief executive of the investment division at Meiji ... likely discouraging them from snapping up foreign bonds at the same rapid pace. Stock markets and bond yields world ...
Budget tax changes will aid foreign investment
limerickpost.ie - 10/22/2014 11:40:38 AM
NEW corporate tax measures introduced in last week’s budget will make Ireland and the Limerick region “an even more attractive location for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI ... requires coordinated action by all countries. By taking action now and ...
After Ireland's Phase-out of its Controversial Tax Scheme
Economy Watch - 10/20/2014 11:53:08 PM
Ireland possesses one of the highest ratios of inward foreign direct investment stock to GDP. It also has one of the highest ... rates as the reason for this belies the fact that many other countries also offer very attractive tax incentives to foreign ...
China September data shows loan recovery but weak investment, forex outflows cloud picture
NBC News - 10/16/2014 8:48:47 AM
Last month, the central bank reportedly injected a combined 500 billion of liquidity into the country ... Meanwhile, foreign investment interest in China remained tepid as the economic outlook clouded. China drew $87.4 billion in foreign direct investment ...
Investment Team Jets Out To Join In Four-Day Forum
Tribune242 - 10/14/2014 11:53:06 PM
WIF is a high-level, biennial assembly that provides a global platform to engage policy makers, the private sector and other stakeholders in discourse on foreign direct ... companies and stock exchanges; sovereign wealth fund managers; investment treaty ...
Saudi stock index falls 5%, drags down Gulf
Emirates247 - 10/16/2014 2:46:42 PM
Saudi Arabia's main stock index plunged 5 per cent on Thursday amid panic ... after authorities announced in late July that they would open the market to direct foreign investment early next year. Traders said the slide of global equity markets had ...
Investment treaties: EMs have a rethink
Financial Times - 10/16/2014 5:14:02 AM
Yet with middle-income countries still desperate to attract foreign direct investment ... overreach of investment tribunals, there are essentially three strategies. The first, which is politically the easiest abroad but the riskiest at home, is to leave ...
'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 ...
Ethiopian Air to fly from L.A. to Dublin, Addis Ababa
USA Today - 10/14/2014 11:53:06 PM
Ethiopian Airlines says the flights will be the only direct ... in world outside Japan to fly Dreamliner (August 2012) "Our new flights connecting Addis Ababa, Dublin and Los Angeles will play a critical role in the expansion of trade and tourism ...
Foreign Policy Question Mark Over Indonesia Leader
ABC News - 10/24/2014 3:24:20 AM
The remarkable rise of Indonesia's new president has captured popular imagination at home and won praise internationally, but Joko "Jokowi" Widodo still needs to prove his foreign ... the leader of the world's fourth-most populated country traveled to ...