|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
How Are China’s Overseas Investments Affecting the Environment?
insights.wri.org - 5/9/2013 5:52:40 PM
Chinese overseas investments are rapidly increasing. As of 2011, China’s outward foreign direct investments (OFDI) spread across 132 countries and regions and topped USD 60 billion annually, ranking ninth globally according to U.N. Conference ...
Analysis: Little sign Abe can shake up Japan's inbound FDI
Reuters - 5/19/2013 9:22:43 PM
cut red tape and scale back regulations that are so excessive that they even deter Japanese firms, economists say. "The single biggest area that Britain and other countries would welcome is a bigger move on deregulation and liberalization," said ...
Stocks to Soccer Add Up for Qatar Needing Funds Back Home
Bloomberg - 5/20/2013 2:59:09 AM
After paying for stakes in European companies, landmarks in London, uprisings in the Middle East and a soccer title in France, Qatar may be getting ready to go home. The $60 billion-a-year spree by the world’s richest country, dominated by ...
Retirees Head Abroad to 'Arbitrage' Retirement Funds
CNBC - 5/17/2013 5:36:01 PM
"If you can cut your cost of living ... In Nicaragua and Malaysia, for example, a couple can live comfortably for around $1,000 a month, according to International Living. Food, clothing, transportation and everything else may be cheaper abroad, depending ...
Foreign Investment in U.S. Dwarfs American Money Going Abroad
Wall Street Journal - 3/26/2013 4:57:29 PM
The U.S. is becoming more indebted to the world — with foreign investments in the U.S. dwarfing U.S. investments abroad by the biggest amount ... If prices of U.S.-owned stocks in other countries suddenly slump, and prices of foreign-owned ...
Britain hungry for foreign investment to boost economy
Xinhua News Agency - 5/9/2013 10:53:19 PM
"To retain the UK's enviable position as one of the most attractive global locations of choice, Britain will need to continue to work hard to attract high value foreign investment in the coming year and beyond," Green pledged. British Trade and Investment ...
China Foreign Direct Investment Rises 0.4%
Live Trading News - 5/16/2013 8:33:11 AM
Non-financial overseas direct investment rose 27% on year ... Ebeling, Jnr has studied the global financial and stock markets since 1984, following a successful business career that included investment banking, and market and business analysis.
Accenture: Chinese enterprises' globalization 'big in scale but weak'
China Economic Net - 5/20/2013 2:30:31 AM
The globalization of Chinese enterprises has been "big in scale but weak," Claire Yang, head of Accenture's Greater China talent and organization service line, was quoted May 14 in a report on the caixin.com Chinese business news website. In terms of ...
Investment policy for expatriates approved by Cabinet
Business Recorder - 5/16/2013 10:59:20 PM
The Cabinet has approved in principle national policy for overseas Pakistanis designed to create opportunities and environment for safe investment in the country by them besides facilitating and motivating foreign remittances through legal channels.
Mabuhay, Business: Sustainable Development and Foreign Direct Investment in the Philippines
Just Means - 5/15/2013 2:03:39 PM
No longer the "sick man of Asia," the Philippines proved to be economically resilient through the global financial crisis, emerging as a good place to do business. But will increased foreign direct investment inflows support the nation's sustainable ...
Chinese investors look overseas
china.org.cn - 5/20/2013 12:43:09 AM
A survey conducted by HSBC Bank (China) Co in March showed that Chinese consumers have a strong desire to embrace a global vision. Among the more than 1,000 people surveyed in eight cities, including Beijing and Shanghai, 80 percent anticipated that their ...
Discussing the Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2013
Brookings - 4/17/2013 11:55:12 PM
Figures 3 below shows information about the stock of foreign direct investment located in the United ... particularly in relationship to the tax rates of other countries, inducing firms to locate overseas. The United States needs to follow the lead of ...
China’s Stocks Rise Most in Two Weeks, Led by Financial Shares
Businessweek - 5/16/2013 5:27:04 AM
China’s stocks rose the most in two weeks, led by property developers and financial companies, after the benchmark index traded at its biggest discount to global markets in more than three years. A gauge of real-estate companies posted its ...
Canada's investments overseas grows 5% in 2012
MENAFN - 5/10/2013 8:47:27 AM
(MENAFN) Canada's investments abroad were up by 5 percent ... scored as the top industries for Canada's direct investment at 52.9 percent of the overall funds. It is worth noting that the amount of foreign direct investment in Canada rose by 5.8 percent ...
Cameron: Britain hungry for foreign investment
China Economic Net - 5/9/2013 10:03:13 PM
British Prime Minister David Cameron expressed his country's strong hunger for foreign investment ... Britain has retained its position as the leading destination for foreign direct investment in Europe." "To retain the UK's enviable position as one ...