|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
Updated - Foreign investment down sharply last year
Times of Malta - 8/25/2014 7:48:46 AM
Figures issued today by the NSO show a sharp drop in foreign investment ... and an increase in payables to direct investors of €21.5 million. In terms of stock positions, in December 2013 direct investment abroad by resident enterprises was estimated ...
In 2013 China alone received more FDI inflows than all EU countries together
finfacts.ie - 8/26/2014 5:24:25 AM
The European Union has lost its leading position as the world’s most important recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI). While the countries of the EU accounted ... genuinely new investment from abroad, but rather a shift of capital between EU ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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Drop in foreign investment
Business Recorder - 8/20/2014 10:49:29 PM
Foreign investment seems to be the first visible casualty of the rising political tensions in the country. According to the latest data released by the State Bank on 18th August, 2014, foreign direct investment ... to safer places abroad in the present ...
Saudis To Impose 20% Foreign Ownership Limit On Stocks
gulfbusiness.com - 8/19/2014 6:22:49 AM
Overseas ... on combined foreign ownership of any listed stock, a major Saudi newspaper reported on Tuesday. The Capital Market Authority announced in late July that the market, the Arab world’s biggest bourse, would open to direct investment by foreign ...
On the move: Turkey’s foreign direct investment market
worldfinance.com - 1/17/2014 7:12:01 PM
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 ... the stock exchange). Assets acquired from abroad by foreign ...
Foreign investment in China slumps in July: govt
Terra Daily - 8/19/2014 5:18:24 AM
Beijing (AFP) Aug 18, 2014 - Mongolia welcomes Chinese investment, Beijing said Monday, as President Xi Jinping prepares to visit the country where there is growing opposition to overseas ... for its huge stocks of coal and copper. The foreign investment ...
Saudi to impose foreign ownership limit on stocks
Gulf Daily News - 8/20/2014 2:18:15 AM
DUBAI: Overseas ... combined foreign ownership of any listed stock, a major Saudi newspaper reported yesterday. The Capital Market Authority (CMA)announced in late July that the market, the Arab world's biggest bourse, would open to direct investment ...
Saudi to limit foreign ownership on stocks to 20%
Emirates247 - 8/19/2014 3:55:29 PM
Overseas ... on combined foreign ownership of any listed stock, a Saudi newspaper reported on Tuesday. The Capital Market Authority announced in late July that the market, the Arab world's biggest bourse, would open to direct investment by foreign ...
Ethiopia - Africa's Third Largest Recipient of Foreign Direct Investment
AllAfrica - 7/1/2014 8:25:21 AM
The report, released last Tuesday, also indicates the FDI flows to southern Africa almost doubled The World Investment ... in 2012. The country has also registered a significant increase in their Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) stock - the amount of ...
India Stocks: Expect more record highs as investors pour in
Gulf News - 8/23/2014 9:45:40 AM
India’s record-breaking stocks rally should ... or building hubs to feed markets abroad. These efforts are set to get a big boost with Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the charge to attract foreign direct investment, and make “Made in India ...
Most Hong Kong Stocks Decline After China FDI Report
Businessweek - 8/18/2014 6:45:29 AM
Most Hong Kong stocks fell after a report showed China’s foreign direct investment unexpectedly slumped last month, adding to a string of worse-than-estimated data on the world’s second ... fell 1.3 percent to HK$6.27. Country Garden Holdings Co ...
Top 10 Countries for Chinese Investments
CNBC - 5/23/2012 11:58:50 PM
With $3 trillion in foreign exchange reserves and a growing need for resources to power its growth, China has been ramping up investments around the world ... a list of 10 countries that saw the largest net foreign direct investment (FDI) from China ...
Brazil record foreign direct investment more than compensates current account deficit
MercoPress - 1/25/2012 3:54:12 AM
Brazilian tourists spent 21bn dollars in overseas travel ... by units elsewhere in the world. Tulio Maciel, the central bank's statistical coordinator, said, “The 2011 deficit was fully financed by foreign direct investment, which presented strong ...