|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
China’s Overseas Investments, Explained in 10 Graphics
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China Trumps US For Foreign Investment
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China became the world's top destination for foreign direct ... 56% of all overseas investments by businesses, up from 52% in 2013 and double their share before the financial crisis of 2008. The change comes after years in which the country has been ...
For Stock Investors, New Opportunities in the Old World
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Vietnam Is Becoming the 'New China' With Foreign Manufacturers
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The Chinese economy will grow 7.1% this year, the World ... foreign direct investment rose 60% year over year in the fourth quarter of 2014, to about $8 billion over those three months, the country's statistics office says. Must Read: 5 Semiconductor ...
South Africa, the Most Open Country for Foreign Direct Investment in the World
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South Africa: the 'most open country for FDI in the world'
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Economic Times - 1/30/2015 2:25:22 AM
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India’s FDI inflows are back on track—but far from the peak of 2008
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After a spectacular collapse in 2012 and a slow recovery, India’s foreign direct investment (FDI ... when over $47 billion of overseas investment came in the country. Between April 2014 and Nov. 2014, according to data from India’s commerce ministry ...
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A draft measure proposes that foreign investors be allowed to make "unlimited" investments in non-voting shares of public companies. "If we stay on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange ... growing seafood exporters in the world, with the national industry's ...
China says to throw its weight behind firms expanding overseas
Reuters - 1/28/2015 12:57:40 PM
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Israeli VCs rush to China seeking investments, exits
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