|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
'India, China can mutually learn on inviting foreign capital'
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Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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On the move: Turkey’s foreign direct investment market
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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 ...
China Foreign Direct Investment at Four-Year Low
Wall Street Journal - 9/16/2014 9:02:53 AM
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 ...
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.
Ethiopia - Africa's Third Largest Recipient of Foreign Direct Investment
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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 ...
Japan Needs Higher Returns on Overseas Assets
The Wall Street Journal - 9/18/2014 12:28:06 PM
Despite a more than a two-year stretch in merchandise trade deficits, Japan still brings in more capital from abroad ... First, foreign direct investment is a lower proportion of Japan’s international assets. At the end of 2013, bond and stock portfolio ...
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 ...
Foreign investment into UK is highest in Europe and second highest in world
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The UK's foreign direct investment ... in its FDI stock from the previous year. Only the USA had a higher value than the UK, reaching the considerable sum of $4,935bn in FDI stock: over twice as much as any other country in the world.
The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: A Focus on Foreign Direct Investment
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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
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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 ...
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Brazilian tourists spent 21bn dollars in overseas travel ... by units elsewhere in the world. Tulio Maciel, the central bank's statistical coordinator, said, “The 2011 deficit was fully financed by foreign direct investment, which presented strong ...
The Smart Way to Buy Foreign Stocks
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A decade ago, the idea of buying a stock trading in a foreign country ... you direct access to international markets just yet (however, this is changing by the day). For now, you shouldn't let this be a hindrance. If you're looking to access overseas ...
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Turkish Weekly - 9/22/2014 5:16:51 PM
China’s active acquisition of foreign assets has raised anxiety and tension across the world. In 2010, it was the world’s fifth largest source of foreign direct investment ... countries from all sectors between 1998 and 2011. Who are the Chinese ...