|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’s direct investment in Africa: Reality versus myth
Brookings - 9/3/2015 3:17:01 AM
First, on the scale of China’s direct ... “overseas direct investment” (ODI) show a stock of $26 billion in Africa as of the end of 2013. This number would amount to about 3 percent of total foreign direct investment (FDI) on the continent. UNCTAD ...
Chinese Entrepreneurs Seek Investments Abroad to Avoid Local Obstacles
Wall Street Journal - 8/25/2015 1:28:59 PM
China’s currency devaluation, economic slowdown and stock-market rout are spurring some of the country’s business ... because a strong yuan had made overseas assets cheaper. China’s outbound foreign direct investment has been growing at an annual ...
Stocks crash to push more China cash into global real estate
CNN Money - 9/1/2015 11:57:46 PM
A wall of Chinese money is heading for global real estate as local investors look for alternatives to the country's crashing stock markets ... returns have increasingly turned to overseas real estate. The rush into world markets has taken place despite ...
China stock probes send shivers through investment community
CNBC - 9/2/2015 12:00:45 PM
leaving them questioning China's commitment to liberalizing its capital markets and the long-term future of the country's stock markets themselves. Adding to those concerns is the fact that authorities have also been probing investment funds' trading ...
China’s Currency Flight: Why Beijing Is Cracking Down On Wealthy Chinese Who Send Money Abroad
International Business Times - 9/3/2015 8:31:59 AM
China leads the world ... investment outside of China. That is extremely indicative of what’s happening right now.” Capital outflows, as they’re known, have been increasing over the past year as China's economy has decelerated and the country's stock ...
The grass is greener? Lebanese companies invested $7.2B on greenfield projects abroad
Al Bawaba - 9/2/2015 5:55:41 AM
The cumulative value of outward greenfield foreign direct investment ... other equity investments. Owned by the Financial Times Group, fDi Markets is a database that tracks cross-border greenfield investments across the world. On a country level, Iraq ...
Govt exempts foreign investors from MAT
Live Mint - 9/2/2015 9:51:54 AM
“The acceptance of the Shah committee report by the government will be viewed very positively by the foreign investor community and can help to boost sentiment and FII (foreign institutional investor) investment in the stock market. FIIs have been saved ...
Can you afford to educate your children abroad?
Businessday - 8/31/2015 11:58:57 PM
Put in place and automate educational savings plan via a direct debit from your current account to an appropriate investment ... foreign country. Unexpected fee increases, exchange rate fluctuations, and other unpredictable circumstances can make overseas ...
Morning MoneyBeat Asia: U.S. Stock Rally Stalls Out, Again
The Wall Street Journal - 9/3/2015 10:00:52 PM
To receive this morning newsletter via email, click here: http://on.wsj.com/MoneyBeatAsiaSignup How We Got Here: U.S. stocks rose modestly on ... Parade Draws Leaders From Oil-Producing Countries Many of the world leaders in attendance Thursday at ...
Want to profit from stocks? Befriend volatility: Kotak MF
Money Control - 9/3/2015 7:56:11 AM
The Indian stock ... around the world and clearly they are all watching India in the context of the world where China was one big avenue of investment for FII in foreign direct investments (FDI) investors they are realising that here is the country where ...
MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Investing abroad is now easier, but is it worth it?
This is Money - 8/29/2015 3:54:34 PM
Now, however, it is fairly straightforward, particularly in countries with large, mature stock markets such as the US, Canada, Japan and much of Western Europe. Some brokers allow customers to trade certain overseas ... into foreign markets direct can ...
Economic Report: The State of the Cedi
Ghana Web - 9/3/2015 2:44:13 PM
Being that china is currently the world’s biggest economy and also the biggest trade partner to many African countries including ... billion in new private investment for offshore natural gas, representing the biggest foreign direct investment in Ghana ...
International Finance Report: 11 Potential Effects of The Chinese Yuan Devaluation On The Ghanaian Cedi and Economy
Modern Ghana - 9/3/2015 11:30:56 AM
Where there may be a direct impact will be on the investment side ... the second-largest economy in the world has made the Chinese wealthier and affluent. As such they are becoming curious and vociferous travelers overseas. Africa, and for that matter ...
COLUMN-Investment risks grow with China strong-arm tactics: James Saft
Reuters - 9/1/2015 11:54:47 AM
They do know that a huge country is scared so badly of something that they will not, cannot, allow things to be said that cause stocks ... the rest of the world's investors. (At the time of publication James Saft did not own any direct investments in ...
Is China becoming a house of cards?
BusinessMirror. - 9/3/2015 11:45:15 AM
HISTORY shows that China’s embrace of a market-based system, combined with trade liberalization, an abundance of cheap labor and massive foreign direct investments ... and the country was widely touted as the de facto “factory of the world.”