|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
More and Better Foreign Direct Investment
CATO Institute - 11/21/2014 2:11:10 PM
No country has ever been a stronger magnet for FDI than the United States. Valued at $4.9 trillion in 2013, the U.S. stock of inward FDI accounted for 19 percent of the world total ... the importance of foreign direct investment to the U.S. economy ...
Risky rewards for China’s overseas investment boom
Business Recorder - 11/19/2014 4:19:24 AM
BEIJING: China's inexorable economic rise is set to see it become a net global investor after decades of Western money flowing into the country ... access. Overseas direct investment (ODI) has since ballooned -- along with China's foreign exchange ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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On the move: Turkey’s foreign direct investment market
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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 ...
A Foreign Affair Can Benefit Stock Investors
Wall Street Journal - 11/21/2014 10:39:24 PM
Foreign stocks are in ... potential for a longer run of recovery overseas. After years of outperformance, U.S. stocks have become much more expensive than those in the rest of the world. Joachim Klement, chief investment officer at Wellershoff & Partners ...
Shanghai Stocks Out of Step With World Is Key to Allure
Bloomberg - 11/16/2014 3:57:18 PM
Because of the restrictions on foreign investment in China, A-shares, as mainland-listed stocks are known, aren’t eligible for MSCI indexes. The Shanghai Composite climbed 3 percent between Sept. 3 and Oct. 16 as the MSCI All-Country World Index tumbled ...
U.S. Companies Skirting Myanmar Sanctions Fuel Record Investment
Businessweek - 11/17/2014 12:54:11 AM
Singapore is also an attractive place for the U.S. and other foreign countries to register because of its functioning political, legal and financial systems, the official said. Direct foreign investment ... licenses to nine overseas lenders in October ...
Why foreign investors are leaving Nigeria Stock Exchange
Vanguard - 11/18/2014 3:40:37 PM
Excerpts: Alhaji Gbadebo Olatokunbo, shareholder activist: I will describe the foreign investors as casino players. I have been a stock ... investment. They would rather give them pocket money. All the things that are happening to us here do not happen abroad.
China is Buying the World, But at What Cost?
cubiclane.com - 11/20/2014 2:09:22 AM
Soon China will invest more money outside of its borders than it receives from foreign investment ... due to rising wages the country is less attractive to multinationals and in the other direction, Chinese investments abroad have increased by 18% over ...
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 ...
Global Investing: Are Foreign Stocks Attractive?
Seeking Alpha - 11/14/2014 9:47:27 AM
But are foreign stocks ... I allocate abroad? To illustrate global market anomalies, we'll use Vanguard ETFs. Vanguard has created a number of low-cost, passive funds that divide world markets in a sensible manner. Table 1 presents country weightings ...
China overseas direct investment seen rising 10 percent a year
Reuters - 10/22/2014 1:53:39 AM
The Chinese government's push to stoke overseas investment is part of an effort to slow the rise of its foreign currency ... we lack to manufacture for the world's consumer is very normal." In 2013, China's non-financial direct investment overseas amounted ...
How India Can Attract Foreign Firms
NDTV - 11/19/2014 7:25:31 AM
India also is home to ... foreign direct investment or FDI. In August, China received seven times more FDI at $7.2 billion compared to India's $1.27 billion. The new government has announced big steps to attract foreign investment in the country.
Ethiopia - Africa's Third Largest Recipient of Foreign Direct Investment
AllAfrica - 6/28/2014 11:59:29 PM
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 ...
China now gives investors an alternative to manipulated HFT U.S. stock markets
Examiner - 11/18/2014 7:19:32 AM
On Nov. 17, China finalized the completion of their linking the Shanghai stock ... capital investment through the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) are going ahead of schedule, and will increase Asia's presence around the world as countries ...