|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
Demonizing Foreign Investors for the Sins of U.S. Tax Policy Is as Dangerous as It Is Absurd
CATO Institute - 7/29/2015 3:34:04 PM
U.S. multinationals are subject to double taxation—first at local tax rates in the foreign countries where they operate and then by the Internal Revenue Service at up to 35 percent (the highest rate among the world’s 34 richest economies), when profits ...
Q&A: What stock market tumble means for China, rest of world
Times Union - 7/31/2015 9:55:15 AM
China's stock market has little direct connection ... And Central Huijin Investment Ltd., a unit of China's $750 billion sovereign wealth fund, said it would avoid selling any Chinese shares. DOES IT AFFECT THE REST OF THE WORLD? China keeps its financial ...
Are the world's most upbeat consumers feeling down?
CNBC - 7/28/2015 11:27:42 PM
Home to more than ... such as declining foreign direct investment and a struggling retail environment," Leggett wrote in the report. Apart from the Philippines, where consumer sentiment rose seven points to reach the country's all-time high of 122, other ...
Nigeria: Foreign Missions, Investors Scramble for Ambode's Endorsement
AllAfrica - 7/31/2015 10:16:44 AM
Foreign missions and investors, specifically from the western world have been scrambling to get the endorsement of the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode to bring in foreign direct investments ... the coming of their home conglomerates and ...
Record investment from overseas into Edinburgh
Edinburgh News - 7/31/2015 11:59:56 PM
MORE foreign companies are flocking to the Capital than ever before, it has been revealed – pumping millions of pounds into the city’s economy. July saw the biggest number of overseas firms announce they were setting up home in Edinburgh in any month ...
Foreign Direct U.S. Investment Rebounding, White House Says
Bloomberg - 6/20/2011 10:29:56 AM
The U.S., which has the most foreign direct investment of any nation in the world, has been the beneficiary of a growing number of companies with headquarters in other countries doing ... of borrowed money invested in stocks, a survey by Bank of America ...
Exclusive: China watchdog extends pursuit of short sellers to HK, Singapore - sources
Reuters - 7/28/2015 11:56:20 PM
China's main share markets, both among the world's five ... person added that foreign brokers were likely to comply as best they could with the requests. "When the CSRC makes an offer, you cannot refuse it." The sources all have direct knowledge of the ...
Spotlight: China boosts world economy via investment, capacity cooperation
Eastday English - 7/31/2015 7:17:46 AM
Shrinking demand caused by the international financial crisis has forced China to alter its traditional way of contributing to world economy mainly by foreign ... countries along the routes. Data from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce showed that direct ...
Real World Economics: China's ominous markets meltdown
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 8/2/2015 11:54:34 AM
No, a stock ... but direct share ownership is very broad. And most households also may have money in "shadow" investment funds that are vulnerable to financial tremors. The problem is exacerbated by the fact that when Deng turned the country away from ...
Procter & Gamble Makes for an Attractive Investment
Guru Focus - 7/31/2015 4:28:57 PM
Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) is one of the largest and among the fastest-growing consumer goods companies across the world with its presence felt in more than 180 countries ... Grooming and Home Care. PG is one of the world's most thoroughly integrated ...
Chinese control of stock market disturbing
The News-Press - 8/2/2015 11:47:25 AM
In its bid to push prices back up, the government has bought stocks ... turn the World Wide Web into a Balkanized communications platform that national governments control as they see fit. Earlier this year, China, Russia and several other countries ...
Remarks at the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue
U.S. Department of State - 8/2/2015 3:43:38 PM
Egypt has long played a pivotal role in the region and in world affairs, and we have great confidence ... which represents about one fifth of all the foreign direct investment in the country. Our firms are actually poised to do even more.
China can’t defy laws of gravity: Other views
USA Today - 7/30/2015 6:31:50 PM
Stewart, The New York Times: “Even in the market-oriented United States, stock prices are not entirely free from government influence. ... But the United States has never embarked on the direct ... country deserves and the world needs.” Daniel Altman ...
This is the wealth of the Libyan people and it has to come home”
Arabian Business - 8/1/2015 11:27:07 AM
In return, the country was voted onto the United Nations Security Council in 2007, sanctions were lifted and foreign ... in the world, according to the SWF Institute’s latest ranking. The majority of the fund comprises a mix of direct equity investments ...
Distributed order management tools leading the future of retail IT: IDC
IN - 7/30/2015 5:17:16 AM
Information overload from the Internet isn't going away, so adapting to an information-accessible world is essential to future success. India is out of the top 10 countries attracting Foreign Direct Investment ... over misuse of stock markets for ...