|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
Shrinking Share of Overseas Cash Headed to U.S.
The Wall Street Journal - 12/10/2013 8:32:52 PM
Last year, developing economies—perceived as a better bet for fast economic growth, despite risks such as political instability—attracted 52% of global foreign direct investment, for the first time eclipsing developed countries. Behind this ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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Japan GPIF Said to Plan Investment in Infrastructure Abroad
Bloomberg - 12/10/2013 8:29:53 AM
Japan’s government retirement fund, the world ... investment making up 58 percent of its assets, according to its quarterly report. Japanese stocks accounted for 16 percent, followed by 13 percent in overseas equities, 10 percent in foreign ...
Foreign Investment in the United States and Three Latin American Countries
National Center for Policy Analysis - 7/22/2013 10:55:38 AM
As of the 1890s, for example, foreign investors owned about one-fifth of the stock ... country in the world. Thus: In 2011 the United States received a flow of foreign direct investment of nearly $227 billion, and Americans invested directly abroad almost ...
'Indian firms' investments abroad fall sharply in H1'
MoneyControl.com - 12/4/2013 11:35:57 AM
Net foreign investment by India to the rest of the world stood ... The net foreign direct investment ( FDI) by Indians globally in 2012-13 was robust at USD 7.13 billion. However, going by the H1 trends, the money going abroad as FDI could exceed USD ...
U.S. to Redouble Efforts to Attract Foreign Direct Investment
Wall Street Journal - 10/31/2013 10:57:32 AM
U.S. embassies around the world ... countries. In 2012, the U.S. received $168 billion in such investment. Faced with a weak economic recovery in 2010, Mr. Obama made boosting the sale of U.S. products abroad and attracting foreign investment ...
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.
UPDATE 1-U.S. ramps up efforts to lure foreign investment
Reuters - 10/31/2013 8:58:50 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Thursday pledged an aggressive expansion of U.S. efforts to draw foreign ... world. While the United States drew $166 billion in direct investment dollars in 2012, more than any other ...
Foreign Investment and U.S. National Security
Council on Foreign Relations - 9/27/2013 1:25:14 PM
Several other offices also contribute: the Office of Management and Budget, Council of Economic Advisers, National Security Council ... not covered are those conducted "solely for the purpose of investment" or where the foreign investor "has no intention ...
Investing in Foreign Stocks: ADRs and GDRs
Investopedia - 11/19/2013 1:26:48 PM
A DR can be sponsored or unsponsored ... the globe and designates any foreign firm that trades on an exchange outside its home country. Other Types of DRs There are other types of GDRs that represent more specific names in a specific country.
A Closer Look at China’s Overseas Investment
WRI - 12/12/2012 4:30:30 PM
Between 2002 and 2011, China's outward foreign direct investment stock ... s Overseas Investment.” The landscape of development finance is changing rapidly. Traditionally, international financial flows moved from developed to developing countries.
How the Environment for Foreign Direct Investment in Japan Is Changing — for the Better
knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu - 4/19/2009 11:53:12 PM
M&A activity is expected to increase further still with new legislation allowing triangular mergers with foreign entities, which has been characterized by the Japan External Trade Organization as “a systemic change ... after Commodore Perry’s military ...
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
South Korea is a developed country and a full democracy. It is a high-income Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development member, having the fourth largest economy in Asia and the 15th largest in the world. South Korea is a leader in ...
China’s Foreign Direct Investment Declines a Fifth Month
Bloomberg - 4/17/2012 5:00:25 AM
“This highlights the declining attractiveness of the country for foreign businesses ... “Declining direct investment will further reduce China’s external surplus and lower appreciation pressure on the yuan.” Stocks in China and Hong ...