|Rank||Country||Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad (US$)|
|35||United Arab Emirates||61,959,999,488|
|67||Trinidad and Tobago||3,828,999,936|
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, 2014See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad map
How Does China’s Growing Overseas Investment Affect Africa’s Forests? 5 Things to Know
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China’s investments in Africa have exploded in recent years, with outward foreign direct investment (OFDI) stock growing ... to comply with the country’s voluntary guidelines for social and environmental safeguards for overseas investment.
Indonesia plans "big bang" opening of economy to foreign investment
Reuters - 2/12/2016 4:01:07 AM
The healthcare push, which would open up investment in hospitals, clinics and laboratory services, could bring a sea-change in a country where at present foreign medical professionals are not allowed to practice. Although foreign direct investment into ...
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Gulf stock markets most likely in region to attract foreigners
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The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) is widely expected to continue to continue facing difficulties in attracting foreign ... on the stock market, which are expected to have the highest market value among all companies in the world.” International investment ...
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 (FDI). The country ... stock exchange). Assets acquired from ...
Can the world adjust to China’s ‘new normal’?
World Economic Forum - 2/10/2016 3:52:09 PM
Chinese growth has been a stimulus to the world, providing a large and growing domestic market, as well as a source of foreign direct ... and investment. Increased focus on the Chinese currency and monetary policy, as well as on the country’s stock ...
What’s Right With the World
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For over a decade, the dollar tumbled against most major world currencies, diminishing our purchasing power and raising the cost of imports and travel abroad. But the dollar ... we had to end “our addiction to foreign oil.” But thanks to new ...
Chinese companies are shopping abroad at record pace
Financial News - 2/4/2016 7:52:30 AM
The flurry of deals is providing a jolt of attention to the world’s second ... curbing the ability of foreign companies in China to repatriate earnings and banning yuan-based funds for overseas investments, people with direct knowledge of the matter ...
The crash of 2016?
Washington Post - 2/10/2016 6:15:19 PM
You cannot understand the vulnerable state of the U.S. and global economies — and nervous stock ... world economy grew at about 3 percent. The same thing has happened to foreign direct investment (FDI): factories and businesses in emerging-market ...
Why allow FDI only in marketplace e-comm? Need of the hour is to open up retail sector
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But at least the big boys of India's e-commerce segment have been doing business, oblivious to complete ban on foreign direct investment (FDI ... model probably does not exist in any other country in the world, it is beneficial in India since it helps ...
Israel: A Country of Opportunity
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As Israeli stocks hover ... relative to most countries of a similar size. More than half of the world’s Jewish population is located outside Israel, predominantly in the United States, and many of its own citizens have been educated abroad, contributing ...
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In 2015, both trade and the world economy grew at about 3 percent. The same thing has happened to foreign direct investment ... needs a shove from abroad. The assumption once was that the boost would come from the emerging-market countries.
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The hedge fund manager boasted that he had traveled to “every country” in the world, studying overseas stock markets as he fine-tuned an investment strategy to capitalize on global companies’ suffering because of economic or political turmoil.
Uganda's Foreign Service Was Misrepresented
AllAfrica - 2/8/2016 12:12:37 PM
First, the editorial rightly acknowledged that Uganda's foreign policy had made the country ... Missions abroad to promote trade, tourism and investment. Last year, Uganda was one of the top six destinations for global Foreign Direct Investment in Africa.
Why India’s Economy Is at the Head of the Pack
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Even China, long the world ... abroad, notably in the Gulf petro-states, has hurt Indian exports and remittances from Indian migrant workers. And although foreign direct investment is up, skittish global investors withdrew capital from India’s stock ...