|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 overseas direct investment seen rising 10 percent a year
Reuters - 10/22/2014 1:53:39 AM
MOFCOM approvals only are required for non-financial outbound investments in "sensitive countries ... direct investment overseas amounted to $90.17 billion, a rise of 16.8 percent from a year earlier, according to MOFCOM statistics. Total non-financial ...
Terrorism: A Threat to Foreign Direct Investment
econintersect.com - 10/20/2014 1:27:23 AM
Terrorism around the world is a problem for foreign direct ... investment while reducing its mean. Clearly, a lower average rate of return to investment in a nation will tend to reduce potential FDI into that nation. When a terrorist incident in a certain ...
South Africa is ‘African Country of the Future’ for foreign direct investment
The South African - 10/21/2014 11:59:07 PM
South Africa has been named African Country of the Future 2013/14 by fDi Magazine, a London Financial Times publication. “A worthy winner, South Africa has consistently outperformed its African neighbours in FDI [foreign direct investment] attraction ...
China overseas investment almost doubles in September: Govt
AsiaOne - 10/16/2014 9:10:16 AM
BEIJING - China's overseas investment almost doubled year-on-year to US$9.79 billion (S$12.4 billion) in September, the government said Thursday, again exceeding incoming funds even though they recovered from multi-year lows. Foreign direct investment (FDI ...
China’s outbound investment set to eclipse inbound for first time
Pakistan Defence - 10/24/2014 7:56:21 AM
China’s outbound direct investment ... government-administered foreign exchange reserves and Beijing’s active policy of supporting offshore acquisitions, there is enormous potential for a much larger flow of investment abroad. The rise in outbound ...
Solid data, earnings push world stocks higher
Reuters - 10/20/2014 8:51:12 AM
Japan's $1.2 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund is likely to raise its allocation for domestic stocks to about 25 percent ... also likely to boost its holdings of overseas assets, spurring demand for foreign currencies, helped.
OPIC, Global Partnerships Bring Depth Of Experience To Impact Investing
Forbes - 10/21/2014 9:50:16 PM
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation ... bn portfolio of financing and insurance to support private investment in sustainable economic development, especially in the world’s poorest countries. Under Littlefield’s leadership, OPIC’s annual ...
INVESTMENT BOOM IN MYANMAR
The Daily Star - 10/23/2014 5:08:43 PM
Thailand's total investment in Myanmar has nearly reached US$10 billion, making the Kingdom the second-largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country after China ... which business clients from overseas tend to use.
China Foreign Direct Investment at Four-Year Low
Wall Street Journal - 9/16/2014 3:00:48 PM
BEIJING—China's foreign direct investment fell in August to its lowest level in more than four years, in the latest sign of slowing growth in China and an increasingly cautious outlook from foreign business. While foreign-investment figures tend to ...
US tells Japan overseas coal projects must include CCS
PennEnergy - 10/23/2014 9:23:26 AM
Japan’s government has reportedly been challenged by US officials over its backing of overseas coal-fired power plant development. According to an unnamed US government source “with direct knowledge ... is trying to help foreign countries adopt low ...
Balance of payments posts $98 M in September
m.philstar.com - 10/20/2014 3:03:26 PM
The BOP is a summary of a country's transactions with the rest of the world. Components include trade, foreign direct and portfolio investments, and even remittances from Filipinos overseas.
It's the Economy, Stupid: Why the Stock Market Is Nothing to Worry About
Businessweek - 10/13/2014 11:54:17 PM
It’s natural to worry when the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock ... foreign economies are a mess. In fact, overseas vendors may even lower prices for American customers in order to preserve their market share. Not that the U.S. can ignore the rest of the world.
Faith and Skepticism about Trade, Foreign Investment
pewglobal.org - 9/15/2014 11:58:52 PM
Trade and foreign investment engender both faith and skepticism around the world ... direct investment, either through the construction of new plants or through the acquisition of existing companies (as opposed to the purchase of stocks and bonds abroad ...
China's outbound investment nearly doubles in September
Xinhua News Agency - 10/16/2014 5:28:21 AM
Shen Danying, the spokesman, made the comment at a press conference citing China's outbound direct investment ... enterprises' investment are welcomed by countries around the world," Shen said. The investment went to 4,475 overseas enterprises in 152 ...