|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
South Africa: Faqs On Foreign Direct Investment Featured
AllAfrica - 3/4/2014 7:29:02 PM
Foreign direct investment (FDI) has recently been a hot topic in South Africa, following the government's unilateral cancellation of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) with the European Union and the release of the draft Promotion and Protection of ...
China eyes top FDI host economy globally
Xinhua News Agency - 3/7/2014 10:42:56 AM
The Chinese mainland registered 127 billion U.S. dollars of foreign direct ... highest in the world. The returns generated by FDI stock in China averaged 9.4 percent between 2002 and 2012, compared with only 5.8 percent for investment in the ...
South Africa: FDI in South African - Promotion and Protection of Investors... and the Public Interest
AllAfrica - 3/4/2014 2:06:55 PM
In 2012 Walmart announced the acquisition of a majority stake in South African retail chain ... to large investments in the banking sector, particularly Barclay's $3.1 billion purchase of a controlling share of ABSA bank and the Industrial and Commercial ...
Global stocks rebound, Ukraine fears ease
CNN Money - 3/4/2014 9:06:16 AM
Oil prices cooled Tuesday. Global grain prices have also increased over concerns that political turmoil could disrupt Ukraine's grain trade. How Ukraine crisis affects your money Stock market trading volume in Moscow on Monday was nearly four ...
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 ... the stock exchange). Assets acquired from abroad by foreign ...
Rift over Qatar may slow investment, reforms
Gulf News - 3/6/2014 1:07:17 PM
As the world’s top exporter of liquefied natural gas, Qatar is so rich that it does not need trade and investment from the ... Citizens of the Gulf Arab countries are active investors in each other’s stock markets; these fund flows could start to ...
Investment in Africa: Who Profits from the Boom?
Brookings - 3/7/2014 1:34:44 PM
Foreign investment in Africa has undergone remarkable growth ... There is also some relative progress in the area of information and communication technology and some large foreign companies such as Microsoft, Huwaei and Google have actively ...
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.
Investing in Foreign Stocks: ADRs and GDRs
Investopedia - 11/19/2013 1:26:48 PM
Investing in foreign stocks should be part of any ... to profit from trends and developments outside your home country. The U.S. currently accounts for nearly half of the world's total stock market value, but that's likely to decline in the years ahead ...
Russia becomes third among world countries with largest amount of foreign investments
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The Russian authorities are also doing much to attract foreign investments in the country's economy. This has already been reflected in the latest rating list of the World Bank ... the work of the Russian Fund of Direct Investments. This organization ...
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
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China Leads In Foreign Direct Investment
Forbes - 11/4/2012 11:56:25 PM
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) For the first time since 2003, China has surpassed the United States as the world’s largest recipient of global foreign direct investment ... site in the country, a 1.6 billion yuan ($250 million) investment covering ...
Home Renovation in a Foreign Country: 11 Keys to Nailing It
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Do you daydream about buying a home overseas to restore ... Renovating a property in another country is a lot of work. 2. The best case is when you can be there, managing the project yourself full time. Any renovation in a foreign country ...
Nigeria’s Foreign Direct Investment Is Over $20bn – Okonjo-Iweala
channelstv.com - 11/11/2013 4:06:37 PM
At a press conference in Abuja on the 2014 World Economic Forum on Africa to be held in Nigeria, the minister assured Nigerians that the insecurity in the north eastern part of the country had not reduced foreign direct investment. “In spite of the ...
Chinese Outward Investment: More Opportunity Than Danger
heritage.org - 7/12/2011 11:54:12 PM
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