|Rank||Country||Stock of direct foreign investment - at home (US$)|
|41||United Arab Emirates||102,999,998,464|
|42||Trinidad and Tobago||102,000,001,024|
|90||Bosnia and Herzegovina||7,720,999,936|
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, 2014See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - at home map
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 is ... or joint stock companies by foreign ...
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The average new home climbed to ... to end “our addiction to foreign oil.” But thanks to new technologies like fracking and horizontal drilling, we have surpassed Russia to become the largest oil and gas producer in the world. Now we have such an ...
How Does China’s Growing Overseas Investment Affect Africa’s Forests? 5 Things to Know
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China’s investments in Africa have exploded in recent years, with outward foreign direct investment (OFDI) stock growing from $1 billion in ... Today, Chinese forest investment can be found in 25 African countries. Yet in many cases this expanded ...
Global Stock Volatility ‘Rather Disconcerting’
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A former finance minister yesterday described the latest bout of global stock market volatility ... financial services and foreign direct investment (FDI) engines. “It’s rather disconcerting for most countries,” Mr Smith told Tribune Business ...
Why Eurobonds are an important source of finance for Africa
World Economic Forum - 2/12/2016 10:49:08 AM
High borrowing appetite by African countries has added to the fact that debt, particularly foreign currency debt ... motivated investors to look for more profitable investments away from their home markets and these they found in SSA countries’ Eurobonds ...
Why India’s Economy Is at the Head of the Pack
Council on Foreign Relations - 2/10/2016 5:03:44 PM
Even China, long the world’s growth ... And although foreign direct investment is up, skittish global investors withdrew capital from India’s stock market last year. Taking these factors together, the country’s growth cannot be dismissed as the ...
The Crash of 2016?
RealClear Politics - 2/9/2016 11:52:57 PM
Now this is no longer true. In 2015, both trade and the world economy grew at about 3 percent. The same thing has happened to foreign direct investment (FDI): factories and businesses in emerging-market countries owned by outsiders. In 2015, FDI in 30 ...
Making foreign direct investments useful
The Economic Times - 1/20/2009 3:55:57 AM
Share of manufacturing in the world stock ... countries, unlike India. China stipulates local content (compulsory domestic manufacture) for direct investment in that country by foreigners. Even the US has federal statutory restrictions on foreign ...
As markets crash, VC tech investments in Israel stay strong
The Times of Israel - 2/10/2016 4:42:16 PM
Stock markets around the world are getting ... in the total number of first investments, as well as the total number of active VC funds in 2015, compared to 2014’s record numbers. The downtrend is a direct result of foreign funds’ relative lowered ...
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.
Government may raise time frame of long-term capital gains tax to three years
Economic Times - 2/13/2016 2:12:33 AM
Today, gain on a listed security is taxfree — for both retail and institutional investors — if a stock ... world where 'long term' is three years. If India has a good macro story, investors would come." Yet, this argument may not cut ice with many ...
Foreign Investment in the United States and Three Latin American Countries
National Center for Policy Analysis - 7/22/2013 10:55:38 AM
Poverty does not deter foreign investment in these countries; rather, their structural problems and policies discourage foreign investors. Foreign Investment in the United States ... foreign direct investment than any other country in the world.
US stocks slide further on global economic worries
KX News - 2/11/2016 10:10:21 PM
Jitters over the global economy and a steep drop in crude oil knocked U.S. stocks lower ... chief investment officer at Northern Trust Wealth Management. "The market is disappointed in that and looking for more direct comment on perhaps pushing out rate ...
What Is the Meaning of Foreign Direct Investment?
finance.zacks.com - 1/25/2015 11:28:11 AM
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 ...