|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
How does foreign investment affect jobs?
forumblog.org - 11/28/2014 10:42:26 AM
 For example, increased competition with foreign countries forces firms to relocate their production sites overseas, which results in disemployment in the home ... Direct Investment? Multinationals and Japanese Employment,” Review of World Economics ...
More and Better Foreign Direct Investment
CATO Institute - 11/21/2014 2:11:10 PM
Moreover, U.S. companies have benefitted from exposure to the best practices employed by affiliates, many of which are world-class companies that have stood out in their home ... Foreign direct investment is a verdict about the efficacy of a country ...
Why foreign investors are leaving Nigeria Stock Exchange
Vanguard - 11/18/2014 3:40:37 PM
So, they are no longer disposed to sending money home for investment ... the world is watching Nigeria, and their fear is how would the country conveniently hold the election. Your mind will be where your money is. That is why the foreign investors ...
Take the emotion out of the ISDS debate
Financial Times - 11/27/2014 10:46:36 PM
Investment protection is indispensable in any investment regime or agreement. And ISDS is a necessary element of investment protection, not only in agreements with developing countries ... the world stock of foreign direct investment is close to $26tn.
China opens stock exchange to foreign money
USA Today - 11/21/2014 4:27:10 PM
The world's second-largest economy is renowned for capital controls aimed at limiting the flow of money into and out of the country ... The new scheme lets foreign investors with accounts at the Hong Kong stock exchange directly invest in the shares ...
How To Trade International Stocks
Investopedia - 11/19/2014 11:53:21 PM
A good way to diversify an investment portfolio is to look beyond the domestic market and acquire foreign stocks ... broker to ask if they offer direct international trading and how much it might cost. Even so, many countries impose capital controls ...
To Lure Investors And Move Money, China Links Two Stock Markets
NPR News - 11/14/2014 5:01:07 AM
The new system, called the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, will give foreign investors direct access to Shanghai's so-called ... China hopes as the renminbi spreads around the world, the country's financial power will more closely reflect the size ...
US firms skirting Myanmar sanctions drive record investment
BusinessMirror. - 11/19/2014 11:07:25 AM
Wedged between China and India, the country of 53 million is transitioning to democracy from military rule, with elections set for next year. Obama, who visited opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at her home ... said. Direct foreign investment in Myanmar ...
Competition for Global Investment Coming from State-Owned Enterprises
Economy Watch - 11/26/2014 11:59:22 PM
For some countries ... s policy of encouraging outward investment has seen the country make the transition from being mainly a capital importer to being one of the world’s leading sources of foreign direct investment. In addition, China is not the ...
Uganda takes stock of travel and tourism event
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 11/27/2014 12:49:29 AM
All the 500+ delegates who attended the 39th Africa Travel Association Annual World Congress in Kampala have now returned home, with most of the foreign delegates having ... more easily seen by tourists. Some 20 countries were in attendance, from host ...
How India Can Attract Foreign Firms
NDTV - 11/19/2014 7:25:31 AM
India also is home to ... foreign direct investment or FDI. In August, China received seven times more FDI at $7.2 billion compared to India's $1.27 billion. The new government has announced big steps to attract foreign investment in the country.
Global foreign direct investment declined by 18% in 2012, annual report says
UNCTAD - 6/24/2013 11:53:18 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.
'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 ...
Slow Pace of Vietnam’s Privatizations Worries Investors
Wall Street Journal - 11/27/2014 9:42:11 PM
The recent gloom has helped send the country’s stock market ... remains one of the world’s most attractive frontier markets, with strong economic growth and a promising young generation and rising middle class. Foreign direct investment is surging ...
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 ... latest site in the country, a 1.6 billion yuan ($250 million) investment covering ...