|Rank||Country||Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad (US$)|
|34||United Arab Emirates||55,930,000,000|
|65||Trinidad and Tobago||3,829,000,000|
Definition: This entry gives the cumulative US
dollar value of all investments in foreign countries made directly by residents - primarily companies - of the home country, 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 - abroad map
Will China Fund the World's Next Round of Economic Expansion?
Forbes - 10/26/2014 11:53:11 PM
In so doing, it has the potential to direct massive amounts of investment into the U.S. and the developed world ... Chinese overseas investment has targeted mostly trade facilitation and natural resources in developing countries and resource-rich nations ...
Japan's vast public pension fund says to double stock investment
Channel News Asia - 10/31/2014 2:00:17 PM
TOKYO: Japan's public pension fund - the world's biggest - said on Friday (Oct 31) it will double the amount of equities in its investment ... government and foreign bonds, with the remainder mostly in overseas and domestic stocks. Japan's massive pension ...
Japan's Vast Public Pension Fund to Double Stock Investment
News Max - 10/31/2014 9:35:25 AM
The 127.3 trillion yen ($1.1 trillion) Government Pension Investment Fund set allocation targets of 25 percent each for Japanese and overseas ... from 6 percent. Foreign stock investments will be assessed against the MSCI All-Country World Index, which ...
Global Stock Gains Spur Jump in U.S. Foreign Security Holdings
Businessweek - 11/1/2014 2:39:03 AM
U.S. portfolios held $6.47 trillion in equity from abroad at the ... of U.S. holdings of foreign securities, followed by the Cayman Islands, Canada and Japan. Together, those countries attracted 41 percent of all U.S. portfolio investment, the Treasury ...
Balance of payments posts $98 M in September
m.philstar.com - 10/20/2014 3:03:26 PM
The BOP is a summary of a country's transactions with the rest of the world. Components include trade, foreign direct and portfolio investments, and even remittances from Filipinos overseas.
'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 ...
ODI "on track for steady growth"
Xinhua News Agency - 10/23/2014 3:47:00 AM
China's ODI reached a record high of $108 billion in 2013, making it the world's third-largest investor for a second consecutive year. The government is working with other countries to ... about $120 billion of foreign direct investment in 2014, and ...
How to Play China Stocks Like the Institutionals Play in Shanghai
The Street - 10/20/2014 10:09:56 AM
BEIJING (TheStreet) - Institutional investors from around the world are plowing money ... Must Read: 12 Stocks Warren Buffett Loves in 2014 And year-to-date, the buying spree by these foreign institutions has included a combined $335 million in mainland ...
Pakistan as an investment destination
Business Recorder - 10/29/2014 11:06:41 PM
Foreign direct investment (FDI) is proactively sought by all countries - developing and developed alike ... Raising tariffs make our products uncompetitive in the world market thereby discouraging FDI. The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry President ...
Jonathan: Nigeria Will Join 20 Most Developed Countries by 2020
This Day Live - 11/1/2014 4:12:07 AM
"We are putting in place the enabling environment to attract businesses and I can assure you that today is still the number one destination of foreign direct investment in Africa and by 2020 we will be among the 20 most developed countries in the world ...
Japan coal power plant export push hits U.S. resistance
Reuters - 10/23/2014 12:12:15 AM
"Japan is trying to help foreign countries ... backing to most overseas coal-fired plant developments. Germany said last month it would limit such financing. In contrast, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) is the world's biggest public ...
Irish abroad have played ‘major role’ in economic recovery
The Irish Times - 10/31/2014 12:55:51 PM
Irish people around the world ... the country also has a “significant responsibility” towards its communities abroad, he said, which the Government “takes very seriously”. The emigrant support programme, operated by the Department of Foreign ...
Foreign Investment Routes: The FDI And FPI
Investopedia - 10/22/2014 5:21:14 AM
The former is an example of direct investment ... who can afford to invest directly overseas, the average investor is quite likely to be involved in FPI, knowingly or unknowingly. Every time you buy foreign stocks or bonds either directly or through ...
Iran's economy moving from bad to less bad
CNBC - 9/23/2014 1:16:27 AM
As Iranian President Hassan Rouhani prepares to address the United Nations and the world from New York, his ... Iranian stocks: "The Iranian market is more resilient to bad news than other parts of the world, because there is less of a foreign investment ...
The Myth of the Stupid German Investor
Wall Street Journal - 9/25/2014 7:00:40 PM
Last year, Germany's current account surplus stood at almost €200 billion ($260 billion), the ... asset position (a stock measure) are computed, as well as the dissimilar treatment of derivatives. Gains in the value of foreign investments in Germany ...