Country Comparison > Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad

RankCountryStock of direct foreign investment - abroad (US$)
1United States4,853,999,861,760
2United Kingdom1,883,999,961,088
3Germany1,870,999,977,984
4France1,488,999,940,096
5Switzerland1,432,000,004,096
6Hong Kong1,391,999,975,424
7Belgium1,214,999,953,408
8Japan1,178,999,980,032
9Canada1,046,999,990,272
10Netherlands1,034,000,007,168
11Ireland792,599,986,176
12Spain714,400,006,144
13Italy683,599,986,688
14Sweden558,799,978,496
15China541,000,007,680
16Australia440,099,995,648
17Russia439,199,989,760
18Singapore367,799,992,320
19Austria345,200,001,024
20Norway264,300,003,328
21Denmark248,299,995,136
22Taiwan240,299,999,232
23Korea, South223,200,002,048
24Finland197,200,003,072
25Brazil179,599,998,976
26Mexico141,199,998,976
27Malaysia133,500,002,304
28India120,100,003,840
29Chile109,199,998,976
30South Africa87,669,997,568
31Israel80,850,001,920
32Portugal71,259,996,160
33Poland69,779,996,672
34Thailand65,139,998,720
35United Arab Emirates61,959,999,488
36Kuwait60,759,998,464
37New Zealand59,079,999,488
38Hungary45,950,001,152
39Greece43,309,998,080
40Argentina34,210,000,896
41Colombia33,699,999,744
42Turkey33,440,000,000
43Qatar28,860,000,256
44Kazakhstan26,530,000,896
45Saudi Arabia26,080,000,000
46Venezuela21,940,000,768
47Libya17,820,000,256
48Indonesia17,410,000,896
49Czech Republic16,629,999,616
50Tajikistan16,300,000,256
51Angola12,869,999,616
52Slovakia11,150,000,128
53Bahrain10,860,000,256
54Philippines9,434,999,808
55Niger9,212,000,256
56Nigeria9,212,000,256
57Iceland8,800,000,000
58Azerbaijan8,615,999,488
59Ukraine8,604,000,256
60Slovenia7,453,000,192
61Estonia7,340,000,256
62Egypt6,474,999,808
63Ecuador6,329,999,872
64Croatia6,080,999,936
65Vietnam5,299,999,744
66Cuba4,137,999,872
67Trinidad and Tobago3,828,999,936
68Iran3,644,999,936
69Panama3,232,999,936
70Peru3,164,999,936
71Lithuania3,028,999,936
72Algeria2,432,999,936
73Latvia2,212,000,000
74Morocco1,972,000,000
75Bulgaria1,939,000,064
76Costa Rica1,680,999,936
77Pakistan1,568,999,936
78Romania1,455,000,064
79Malta1,442,000,000
80Georgia1,359,000,064
81Macau1,166,000,000
82Mali848,200,000
83Macedonia564,000,000
84Jordan549,000,000
85Uruguay422,000,000
86Kenya335,400,000
87Tunisia295,000,000
88Paraguay213,600,000
89Guinea145,000,000
90Bangladesh110,100,000
91Moldova108,200,000
92Dominica59,000,000
93Dominican Republic59,000,000
94Mongolia44,000,000
95Fiji43,030,000
96Kyrgyzstan39,600,000
97Vanuatu21,300,000
98Rwanda12,900,000
99El Salvador5,700,000

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, 2014

See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad map

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