|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
Terrorism: A Threat to Foreign Direct Investment
econintersect.com - 10/20/2014 1:27:23 AM
Terrorism around the world is a problem for foreign direct ... investment while reducing its mean. Clearly, a lower average rate of return to investment in a nation will tend to reduce potential FDI into that nation. When a terrorist incident in a certain ...
China overseas investment almost doubles in September: govt
Business Recorder - 10/16/2014 3:33:49 AM
BEIJING: China's overseas investment almost doubled year-on-year to $9.79 billion in September, the government said Thursday, again exceeding incoming funds even though they recovered from multi-year lows. Foreign direct investment (FDI) -- which excludes ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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China overseas investment almost doubles in September – Inflation falls to lowest in five years
Kuwait Times - 10/16/2014 2:18:04 PM
BEIJING: China’s overseas investment almost doubled year-on-year to $9.79 billion in September, the government said yesterday, again exceeding incoming funds even though they recovered from multiyear lows. Foreign direct ... power the world’s second ...
Foreign investment in Pakistan fell by 26 percent in first quarter
Post - 10/18/2014 1:11:16 PM
US Commander Karachi Stock Exchange Foreign direct investment fell by 26 percent during July-September as compared to the same period of last year. What is more worrisome is the size of FDI which is almost negligible if compared with regional countries ...
The Lure Of India: Foreign Investment And Investment Treaty Arbitration
The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel - 10/15/2014 4:06:37 PM
especially when considering an overseas investment in emerging markets such as India. A Dialogue Between India and Foreign Investors: It is clear that India wants to attract foreign direct investment (FDI). Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, elected on ...
Avoid International Stocks?
news.morningstar.com - 10/14/2014 11:53:06 PM
Because the U.S. no longer dominates world stocks, foreign troubles will eventually abate and overseas bargains ... U.S. remains far and away the largest country by market capitalization, the availability of non-U.S. investment choices has grown rapidly.
Publishers aim to take Chinese literature to the world
Stabroek News - 10/19/2014 9:56:49 AM
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – China, the world’s second ... in 1999 to promote Chinese investment abroad. Beijing is encouraging publishers to develop digital content to create more competitive companies and prepare them for stock market listing.
Ethiopia - Africa's Third Largest Recipient of Foreign Direct Investment
AllAfrica - 6/28/2014 11:59:29 PM
The report, released last Tuesday, also indicates the FDI flows to southern Africa almost doubled The World Investment ... in 2012. The country has also registered a significant increase in their Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) stock - the amount of ...
Asia tops the world in foreign direct investment, according to new UNCTAD report
UNCTAD - 6/24/2014 4:47:35 PM
Asia continues to be the world's top recipient region of foreign direct ... and foreign investment is set to grow in industries such as telecommunications. Regional integration, connectivity and FDI prospects. For some low-income countries in developing ...
Southeast Asia Receives More Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Than China, Which Is Now The World's Third-Largest Foreign Investor
International Business Times - 3/5/2014 3:17:19 PM
... investor in the world. Last year ASEAN-5 countries, the biggest economies in Southeast Asia, received $128.4 billion in foreign investment, a 7 percent increase from $120 billion in 2012. Meanwhile, foreign direct investment (FDI) into China fell to $ ...
China Foreign Direct Investment at Four-Year Low
Wall Street Journal - 9/16/2014 3:00:48 PM
There is no evidence of capital flight from the ... since most foreign currency entering the country is generally sold to the central bank. China's outbound investment is increasing this year, but at a slower pace. Nonfinancial overseas direct investment ...
The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: A Focus on Foreign Direct Investment
Brookings - 7/11/2014 7:59:11 AM
In this second installment of the Africa Leaders Summit series, AGI examines the trends of U.S. foreign direct investment in ... sub-Saharan African countries abroad. China, on the other hand, invested 3.4 percent of its FDI stock abroad in the region ...
Top 10 Countries for Chinese Investments
CNBC - 5/23/2012 11:58:50 PM
With $3 trillion in foreign exchange reserves and a growing need for resources to power its growth, China has been ramping up investments around the world ... together a list of 10 countries that saw the largest net foreign direct investment (FDI) from ...
China January foreign direct investment rises in sign of confidence
Reuters - 2/18/2014 6:09:36 AM
BEIJING (Reuters) - China drew $10.76 billion in foreign direct investment ... of foreign investment every year since joining the World Trade Organization in 2001, as businesses jumped at the chance to enter the world's most populous country.