|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
'Indian firms' investments abroad fall sharply in H1'
MoneyControl.com - 12/4/2013 11:35:57 AM
Much against the general notion that Indian firms were investing more abroad because of the policy paralysis at home, a study says that net outward foreign investment by Indians declined sharply in the first half of 2013-14, as compared to the same period ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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Foreign Investment in the United States and Three Latin American Countries
National Center for Policy Analysis - 7/22/2013 10:55:38 AM
Mexico receives the second largest amount of foreign direct investment in the whole Latin American region ... leaving the local population poorer, there is probably no country in history from which foreigners have carried away more wealth than the United ...
Ireland Heads Forbes' List Of The Best Countries For Business
Forbes - 12/4/2013 2:56:23 PM
The 44% return for the Irish Stock Exchange Overall Index in the 12 months through Nov. 20 ranks first among the top 30 countries. “Ireland has continued to attract direct foreign investment ... now more than 1,000 overseas companies with ...
World’s Biggest Pension Fund Sees Japan Fail on 2% Inflation
Bloomberg - 12/4/2013 4:04:59 AM
The Bank of Japan’s unprecedented monetary easing will fail in its goal of spurring 2 percent inflation, according to Takahiro Mitani, president of the fund that manages the world’s largest pool of pension ... 6.1 percent, while local ...
U.S. to Redouble Efforts to Attract Foreign Direct Investment
Wall Street Journal - 10/31/2013 10:57:32 AM
U.S. embassies around the world ... countries. In 2012, the U.S. received $168 billion in such investment. Faced with a weak economic recovery in 2010, Mr. Obama made boosting the sale of U.S. products abroad and attracting foreign investment ...
Global foreign direct investment declined by 18% in 2012, annual report says
UNCTAD - 6/26/2013 10:17:52 PM
Global foreign direct investment ... developed countries, landlocked developing countries, and small island developing States – the report says. Developing economies’ FDI outflows reached $426 billion, a record 31 per cent of the world total.
Indian firms' investments abroad fall sharply in H1: Assocham study
businesstoday.intoday.in - 12/4/2013 9:19:57 AM
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Foreign Investment and U.S. National Security
Council on Foreign Relations - 9/27/2013 1:25:14 PM
as well as the U.S. trade representative and the director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. Several other offices also contribute: the Office of Management and Budget, Council of Economic Advisers, National Security Council, National Economic ...
UPDATE 1-U.S. ramps up efforts to lure foreign investment
Reuters - 10/31/2013 8:58:50 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Thursday pledged an aggressive expansion of U.S. efforts to draw foreign ... world. While the United States drew $166 billion in direct investment dollars in 2012, more than any other ...
China’s Foreign Direct Investment Declines for Eighth Month
Bloomberg - 2/20/2013 2:07:13 AM
China’s foreign direct investment fell for an eighth month in January, a sign that the recovery in the world’s second-largest economy has yet to revive confidence among overseas companies ... for other Asian countries, HSBC Holdings Plc ...
Discussing the Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2013
Brookings - 4/17/2013 11:55:12 PM
Global companies investing in America can bring jobs, capital and, in some cases, new technologies and business efficiencies. While foreign direct investment slowed during the Great Recession, there is potential to increase that flow now and in the future ...
A Closer Look at China’s Overseas Investment
WRI - 12/12/2012 4:30:30 PM
Between 2002 and 2011, China's outward foreign direct investment stock ... s Overseas Investment.” The landscape of development finance is changing rapidly. Traditionally, international financial flows moved from developed to developing countries.