Country Comparison > Stock of direct foreign investment - at home

RankCountryStock of direct foreign investment - at home (US$)
1United States2,571,000,000,000
2France1,202,000,000,000
3Hong Kong1,155,000,000,000
4United Kingdom1,130,000,000,000
5Belgium1,068,000,000,000
6Germany940,100,000,000
7China781,800,000,000
8Spain641,500,000,000
9Netherlands611,100,000,000
10Switzerland606,700,000,000
11Canada601,900,000,000
12Australia549,100,000,000
13Russia542,900,000,000
14Singapore497,000,000,000
15Brazil435,100,000,000
16Italy365,500,000,000
17Sweden360,800,000,000
18Mexico317,900,000,000
19Austria281,400,000,000
20Ireland261,300,000,000
21India230,000,000,000
22Saudi Arabia214,700,000,000
23Poland205,100,000,000
24Norway182,500,000,000
25South Africa159,000,000,000
26Chile154,300,000,000
27Japan148,600,000,000
28Thailand140,700,000,000
29Czech Republic134,400,000,000
30Korea, South130,300,000,000
31Denmark121,400,000,000
32Malaysia112,100,000,000
33Portugal109,800,000,000
34Indonesia104,800,000,000
35Turkey102,600,000,000
36Trinidad and Tobago102,000,000,000
37Angola101,900,000,000
38Tajikistan100,300,000,000
39Colombia95,810,000,000
40Finland92,850,000,000
41Argentina92,810,000,000
42Kazakhstan92,230,000,000
43United Arab Emirates80,730,000,000
44Niger76,180,000,000
45Nigeria76,180,000,000
46New Zealand72,630,000,000
47Egypt72,610,000,000
48Hungary71,890,000,000
49Romania71,710,000,000
50Israel66,570,000,000
51Vietnam65,820,000,000
52Taiwan61,390,000,000
53Ukraine60,510,000,000
54Bulgaria53,000,000,000
55Slovakia52,780,000,000
56Peru51,570,000,000
57Morocco46,430,000,000
58Venezuela45,200,000,000
59Qatar38,600,000,000
60Greece35,450,000,000
61Croatia33,970,000,000
62Tunisia32,260,000,000
63Pakistan31,360,000,000
64Philippines25,690,000,000
65Serbia24,400,000,000
66Algeria22,500,000,000
67Jordan22,420,000,000
68Dominica21,380,000,000
69Dominican Republic21,380,000,000
70Kosovo21,200,000,000
71Iran20,150,000,000
72Malta17,250,000,000
73Estonia16,570,000,000
74Libya16,130,000,000
75Slovenia16,120,000,000
76Bahrain15,940,000,000
77Costa Rica15,550,000,000
78Lithuania15,010,000,000
79Latvia13,560,000,000
80Ecuador12,330,000,000
81Macau12,100,000,000
82Luxembourg11,210,000,000
83Azerbaijan10,130,000,000
84Uruguay9,304,000,000
85Iceland9,200,000,000
86Georgia9,133,000,000
87El Salvador8,410,000,000
88Bolivia7,370,000,000
89Bangladesh7,216,000,000
90Chad4,500,000,000
91Macedonia4,036,000,000
92Moldova3,100,000,000
93Kuwait2,764,000,000
94Kenya2,626,000,000
95Rwanda507,300,000
96Paraguay3,393,000

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, 2012

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