|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
How Are China’s Overseas Investments Affecting the Environment?
insights.wri.org - 5/9/2013 5:52:40 PM
Chinese overseas investments ... Although China’s outward foreign direct investments (OFDI) reached $60 billion and only ranked ninth in the world in 2011, its growth rate has been much higher than other countries. As China’s GDP and foreign ...
China Encourages Foreign Auto Investment in Policy Reversal
Bloomberg - 5/17/2013 2:19:46 AM
China said it will encourage foreign investment in vehicle manufacturing in its western region, reversing a policy to remove automaking from a list of industries qualifying for government incentives. Starting June 10, foreign auto investment ...
Little sign Abe can shake up Japan's inbound foreign direct investment
Japan Today - 5/20/2013 9:28:41 PM
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to make Japan “the world’s easiest country for companies to do business in” as part of his economic revival plan, which so far has been largely met with approval. The stock market has rallied 45 percent this year and ...
Net Telephony & Telecom Talk
Economic Times - 5/20/2013 12:07:21 AM
The number two in Chinese leadership offered New Delhi a "handshake across the Himalayas" and said the world's most populous nations could become a new engine for the global economy. There's no shortage of folklore in the stock markets but not all of it ...
Retirees Head Abroad to 'Arbitrage' Retirement Funds
CNBC - 5/17/2013 5:36:01 PM
In the financial world ... in mutual funds that buy foreign stocks, and boost interest earnings by investing in foreign bond funds. Then you could crank up the purchasing power of all those income sources by living abroad for at least part of the year.
Britain hungry for foreign investment to boost economy
Xinhua News Agency - 5/9/2013 10:53:19 PM
LONDON, May 9 (Xinhua) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron expressed his country's strong hunger for foreign ... economy and overseas firms bring investment to Britain, said Britain has enjoyed a healthy flow of investment from the world's leading ...
Foreign Investment in U.S. Dwarfs American Money Going Abroad
Wall Street Journal - 3/26/2013 4:57:29 PM
The U.S. is becoming more indebted to the world — with foreign investments in the U.S. dwarfing U.S. investments abroad by the biggest amount ... If prices of U.S.-owned stocks in other countries suddenly slump, and prices of foreign-owned ...
Chinese investors look overseas
china.org.cn - 5/20/2013 12:43:09 AM
According to the survey, exploiting global investment ... other countries. Deposits in foreign currency still remain the leading form of overseas investment, according to more than 30 percent of respondents. Meanwhile, other vehicles, including direct ...
RPT-Investment grade Turkey hopes and fears more investment
Reuters - 5/20/2013 5:58:07 AM
What it is more likely to get initially is more interest in already booming stock and bond markets - and possibly a fresh battle in its war against currency appreciation. An investment grade rating, which Moody's gave Turkey on Thursday ...
Low Interest Rates in the USA Are Fueling Foreign Investments?
Value Walk - 5/13/2013 2:20:20 PM
Low interest rates are supposed to spur business investments ... is flowing overseas. India is now emerging as a favorite for foreign institutional investors. Such investors now control just over 21 percent of the stocks for India’s Fortune ...
Investment policy for expatriates approved by Cabinet
Business Recorder - 5/16/2013 10:59:20 PM
The Cabinet has approved in principle national policy for overseas Pakistanis designed to create opportunities and environment for safe investment in the country by them besides facilitating and motivating foreign remittances through legal channels.
Discussing the Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2013
Brookings - 4/17/2013 11:55:12 PM
In the years after World War II, it was American companies that went ... Figures 3: The Cumulative Stock of Foreign Investment in the United States by Industry and by Geography. The Pros of Foreign Investment in the United States 1. Foreign companies ...
China’s Stocks Rise Most in Two Weeks, Led by Financials
Bloomberg - 5/16/2013 12:43:43 PM
The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index (HSCEI ... rallied 5.1 percent to 11.70 yuan. Poly Real Estate, the second largest, advanced 4.3 percent to 12.07 yuan. Gemdale climbed 5.2 percent to 7.45 yuan. Among brokerages, Haitong Securities advanced ...
Mabuhay, Business: Sustainable Development and Foreign Direct Investment in the Philippines
Just Means - 5/15/2013 2:03:39 PM
"Bold governance reforms under the current administration ... "It looks good only on paper and will only benefit big business. Expect Aquino to milk this for the 2013 elections." The president's office did concede that the upgrade "poses a challenge ...
Cameron: Britain hungry for foreign investment
China Economic Net - 5/9/2013 10:03:13 PM
British Prime Minister David Cameron expressed his country's strong hunger for foreign investment ... global economy and overseas firms bring investment to Britain, said Britain has enjoyed a healthy flow of investment from the world's leading economies ...