|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
China abroad: The long march to Europe
Brookings - 6/28/2016 8:49:36 AM
For years China has been known as a destination for foreign ... country. The rise in China’s direct investment in Europe is especially striking. According to a recent report by law firm Baker & McKenzie and consultancy Rhodium Group, the total stock ...
Brexit: will foreign investment in the UK dry up?
Daily Telegraph - 6/29/2016 1:24:37 AM
Britain's decision to leave the EU could reduce foreign direct investment (FDI). But how would this hit the UK and why is it important? What is foreign direct investment? FDI represents investment (usually by companies) from one country into another.
Why Does a Weak Pound Matter to the World?
The Wall Street Journal Blogs - 6/28/2016 7:33:51 PM
Corporations often talk about how foreign exchange impacts them. Apple, for example, said in January that overseas revenue ... across the developed world have tried to weaken their currencies to boost economic growth. When investment by businesses ...
India announces sweeping foreign investment reforms
Yahoo News - 6/20/2016 1:23:57 PM
India Monday announced a sweeping relaxation of foreign direct investment (FDI ... companies to wholly own local airlines as it looks to spur investment in the world's second most populous country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that the "radical ...
China to become one of world’s biggest overseas investors by 2020
Financial Times - 6/25/2015 10:19:27 PM
China will become one of the world’s biggest cross-border investors ... Based on the historical experiences of other countries, China’s global stock of outbound foreign direct investment (OFDI), which includes investing in corporate mergers ...
Brexit's direct effect on PH 'not substantial' – NEDA
Rappler - 6/28/2016 10:15:30 AM
MANILA, Philippines – As the world continues to grapple with the fallout from the United Kingdom's unprecedented vote to leave the European Union, the Philippines' economic managers have stepped in to calm local nerves. "The direct effect of Brexit does ...
Fitch outlines EU countries most hurt by Brexit
RT - 6/29/2016 11:18:45 AM
According to the experts, European countries might gain from some foreign direct investment (FDI) moving from the UK. However, Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium and Malta, with a large stock of FDI and financial assets in Britain, may suffer losses in the euro ...
UK Stripped Of Top Credit Rating After Brexit
Sky News HD - 6/27/2016 10:26:50 PM
It came after Sterling fell to a 31-year low against the dollar and the country's stock markets plunged ... lower immigration and a reduction in foreign direct investment. An adjustment in the value of sterling and changes in the business environment ...
Foreign investment into UK is highest in Europe and second highest in world
CITY A.M. - 7/20/2014 11:30:25 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.
Stock market volatility to rise on Brexit jitters
Philstar - 6/28/2016 12:14:13 AM
"The direct effect of Brexit is on the movement of foreign funds which influences ... in losses for markets all over the world eclipsing of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy in 2008 and the Black Market stock market crash in 1987. I see certain patterns ...
Speech by CE at Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited 16th Anniversary Cocktail Reception
7th Space - 6/28/2016 8:31:07 PM
Hong Kong is also the world's most ... Kong second in global foreign direct investment inflows, which saw a year-on-year surge of over 50 per cent. Our financial sector continues to be in a strong position. Last year, Hong Kong's stock market raised ...
China’s Overseas Investments, Explained in 10 Graphics
WRI - 1/28/2015 8:35:48 PM
1 Starting in 2010, two Chinese state-owned banks (China Development Bank (CDB) and the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim)) lent more money annually to other developing countries than the World ... overseas investments, known as outward foreign ...
Pound, UK stocks continue to sink in post-Brexit vote turmoil
tribumagazine.net - 6/28/2016 7:02:14 AM
Financial stocks were particularly hit with Royal Bank of Scotland down 14%, Barclays down 10% and Lloyds Banking Group and Schroders down 8%. The new low for the United Kingdom sterling currency has investors around the world anxious about how the markets ...
The Latest: Clinton: Understands fear of foreign trade
8 ABC kait8.com - 6/29/2016 2:43:21 AM
She says she understands why some people are upset or fearful about foreign trade or illegal immigration. But Clinton says she's looking for solutions and warns about "misleading promises" and a Trump agenda that she says would take the country backward.
Southeast Asia Receives More Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Than China, Which Is Now The World's Third-Largest Foreign Investor
International Business Times - 3/5/2014 10:45:18 AM
... foreign investor in the world. Last year ASEAN-5 countries, the biggest economies in Southeast Asia, received $128.4 billion in foreign investment, a 7 percent increase from $120 billion in 2012. Meanwhile, foreign direct investment (FDI) into China ...