|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 is Eager to Invest Trillions Abroad. Is the World Ready?
News Week - 7/2/2015 5:57:38 AM
Beijing is preparing to launch a pilot program later this year that would allow individuals in six of the country’s wealthiest cities to invest in stocks, bonds and property abroad ... Studies says Chinese foreign direct investment is going to grow ...
International Position Of Spanish Companies: On The Rise – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 7/6/2015 5:34:24 PM
Spanish companies stepped up their direct investment abroad in 2014 ... based on the volume of its foreign trade and direct investment compared with 14th in nominal GDP terms. Spain accounted for 2.6% of the world’s stock of outward investment in ...
China to become world’s biggest overseas investor by 2020 - FT
Forex Street - 6/26/2015 2:58:38 AM
FXStreet (Mumbai) - China will become the world’s biggest cross-border investor ... Based on the historical experiences of other countries, China’s global stock of outbound foreign direct investment (OFDI), which includes investing in corporate mergers ...
Global foreign direct investment fell by 16 per cent in 2014, United Nations Report says
Press Release Point - 6/24/2015 6:53:03 PM
Global foreign direct investment ... of global investment inflows. Among the top 10 FDI recipients in the world, half are developing economies: Brazil, China, Hong Kong (China), India and Singapore. This is in line with the expansion abroad by ...
UNCTAD released World Investment Report 2015
Jagran Josh - 6/23/2015 11:54:53 PM
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on 24 June 2015 released the World ... regional and country level during 2014 and offered a comparative perspective across the space and time. • In 2014, Global Foreign Direct Investment ...
Growing financial clout of the chinese
Live Mint - 7/2/2015 7:40:50 PM
Chinese private capital has also been seeking investment opportunities abroad. The stock ... offer the world—be it through development finance institutions, its central bank investments in foreign sovereign bonds or private-sector foreign direct ...
UN: Israel's foreign direct investment dropped 46% in 2014
The Jerusalem Post - 6/25/2015 4:07:14 PM
The level of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Israel dropped 46 percent between 2013 and 2014, according to the 25th World Investment Report ... in global FDI and the 28% drop in FDI to developing countries. Globally, the decline in FDI came from ...
Morocco, Top Destination for Investments in the Maghreb: UN Report
moroccoworldnews.com - 6/29/2015 12:27:44 PM
Morocco came in top in terms of foreign direct ... countries reached their highest level ever at $681 billion—a two per cent rise, the World Investment Report 2015 said. China, the world’s second biggest economy, is the biggest recipient of overseas ...
Should we lift the cap on foreign investments?
BusinessMirror. - 7/6/2015 11:07:51 AM
OUR Asean neighbor, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is all set to remove by September the current 49-percent cap on ownership of many listed companies in a bid to attract more foreign direct investments ... s FDI inward stock surpassed that of the ...
How Xi Jinping's aura of invincibility has been shaken by China's stock market slide
Economic Times - 7/6/2015 2:21:07 PM
About $2.7 trillion in value has evaporated since the Chinese stock market peaked on June 12. That is six times Greece's entire foreign debt ... the People's Bank of China, and an investment arm of the country's sovereign wealth fund to support the ...
China Invests in the World
The Diplomat - 6/23/2015 8:48:46 PM
China’s outward foreign direct investment (FDI ... these firms to establish a foothold in the developed world, increasing brand awareness and reputations. China also hopes to use investments overseas to boost domestic firm’s innovation capabilities ...
United Nation reports drop in Oman's Foreign
Times of Oman - 7/5/2015 9:43:08 AM
Muscat: While the United Nation’s World Investment ... that the fall in foreign direct investment in Oman has to be addressed. “The Sultanate tries to attract investors by offering tax incentives and customs duty exemptions. The country benefits ...
Lessening the negative: Balancing the nationalist foreign investment policy towards integration
Philstar - 7/6/2015 4:44:17 PM
This study analyzed the restrictiveness of foreign direct investment (FDI) activities in Asean countries. It evaluated the FDI restrictiveness ... the 10th FINL “less negative.” It cited a World Bank report wherein the Philippine economy in 2012 ...
Foreign investment in Israel plummets by half since Gaza massacre
Electronic Intifada - 6/25/2015 7:49:08 PM
This week the UN’s trade and development agency UNCTAD released its annual World Investment Report on foreign direct investment (FDI) – a measure of money that investors from overseas put into a country to invest in businesses, build factories or start ...
Vietnam to end foreign investment limits for some companies
Business Recorder - 6/28/2015 4:25:09 PM
"It is good decision made at the right time," Le Dang Doanh, a prominent economist and one of the architects of the country's reforms, told AFP. "Foreign investors ... by Bloomberg estimates overseas investments in Vietnamese stocks have reached 135.6 ...