|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
Saudi Stock Market to Allow Foreign Investment
ABC News - 7/22/2014 12:03:50 PM
The Saudi government has approved a measure that will open the country's stock market to direct foreign investment next year ... including one of the world's largest petrochemical groups, Saudi Basic Industries Corp. The kingdom has hundreds of billions ...
Foreign investment into UK is highest in Europe and second highest in world
CITY A.M. - 7/20/2014 10:47:28 AM
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.
Saudi Arabian stock market to open to foreign investors
BBC - 7/22/2014 10:30:47 AM
Saudi Arabia's stock market will open up to foreign investors for the first time, the country has announced ... Middle East and the second biggest in the world, next to China, that is closed to direct foreign investment. Currently, foreigners can only ...
Saudi Arabia to open $530bn bourse to foreign investors
Arabian Business - 7/22/2014 4:18:33 AM
Saudi Arabia's cabinet gave permission to the financial regulator to open the Arab World's biggest stock market to direct investment ... foreign ownership of companies. Potential foreign interest in Saudi stocks is believed to be large, because of the ...
The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: A Focus on Foreign Direct Investment
Brookings - 7/11/2014 2:44:13 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 ...
Saudi stock market to open up to foreign investment [CPI Financial]
TMCnet.com - 7/22/2014 10:37:56 AM
has revealed plans to revise rules governing the investment of foreign financial institutions in stocks listed on the Tadawul (Saudi stock market). The proposals would open up the biggest Arab capital market and the last major market in the world to ...
Saudi Arabia plans to open its stock market to foreign investors
Blouin News Blogs - 7/22/2014 7:41:58 PM
Saudi Arabia’s $530 billion stock market is the biggest one ... first half of next year it plans to open it up to direct investment by foreign financial institutions. In recent months the country has pushed to attract greater international ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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Saudi to open stock market to foreigners in early 2015
Trade Arabia - 7/22/2014 6:34:33 AM
Earlier in the day, Saudi Arabia's cabinet gave permission to the financial regulator to open the Arab World's biggest stock market to direct investment ... Potential foreign interest in Saudi stocks is believed to be large, because of the country's ...
Saudi Arabia to open bourse to foreign investors
The Rakyat Post - 7/22/2014 6:05:55 AM
Saudi Arabia will allow direct foreign investment into the nation’s stocks, opening up the Arab world’s biggest market to money ... authorised the Capital Market Authority (CMA) to allow overseas financial institutions to buy and sell shares in the ...
Saudi Arabia to open stock market to foreign investment in 2015
Asharq Al Awsat - 7/22/2014 2:27:00 PM
London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Saudi Arabia will open its stock market to foreign financial institutions by mid-2015&8212;a long-awaited move that sent the Arab world’s largest ... because it is closed to foreign direct investment. But the exchange’s ...
Foreign investment growth in Africa patchy
Deutsche Welle - 7/15/2014 5:05:37 PM
Foreign direct ... capital abroad, but are also active in the target country in an entrepreneurial sense. This can include acquiring a holding in a company in another country, or opening a new branch or subsidiary there According to the World Investment ...