|Rank||Country||Stock of direct foreign investment - at home (US$)|
|36||Trinidad and Tobago||102,000,000,000|
|43||United Arab Emirates||80,730,000,000|
Definition: This entry gives the cumulative US dollar value of all investments in the home country made directly by residents - primarily companies - of other countries 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 - at home map
Shanghai index dips 0.22% on weak FDI data
shanghaidaily.com - 6/18/2013 5:23:43 AM
SHANGHAI stocks extended ... by midday. Foreign direct investment in China rose only 0.29 percent from a year earlier to US$9.3 billion in May, down from April's rise of 0.4 percent. The country's FDI grew a paltry 1.03 percent year on year ...
‘The Dispensable Nation’ and ‘Foreign Policy Begins at Home’
New York Times - 6/13/2013 11:59:11 PM
His book “Foreign Policy Begins at Home” — at 164 pages of text, it feels more like a smart extended pamphlet — argues that for the next decade the United States needs to take stock after the folly of the Iraq war. Like Nasr, Haass ...
Little sign Abe can shake up Japan's inbound foreign direct investment
Japan Today - 5/20/2013 9:28:41 PM
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to make Japan “the world’s easiest country for companies to do business in” as part of his economic revival plan, which so far has been largely met with approval. The stock market has rallied 45 percent this year and ...
Shanghai index dips 0.22 pct on weak FDI data
ecns.cn - 6/18/2013 9:41:25 AM
Turnover stood at 36.8 billion yuan ($6 billion) by midday. Foreign direct investment in China rose only 0.29 percent from a year earlier to US$9.3 billion in May, down from April's rise of 0.4 percent. The country's FDI grew a paltry 1.03 percent year on ...
Brazil Eases Foreign Investment Tax
NASDAQ - 6/5/2013 2:00:13 PM
Heavy financial inflows at that time were causing an unwanted currency appreciation and harming exports of the world ... foreign direct investment, at $65 billion over the past 12 months, is no longer enough to close the gap. Short-term investments in ...
Pacific Alliance Is Peru's Third Largest Source Of Investment
bernama.com.my - 6/18/2013 8:15:31 AM
18 (BERNAMA-NNN-ANDINA) -- The member countries of the Pacific Alliance are the third major source of foreign direct investment in Peru ... said this group of nations accummulates an investment stock of US$ 2.96 billion per year, accounting for 13.1% ...
Investors' Home Bias In Select Countries Is Falling
Seeking Alpha - 6/9/2013 8:33:21 AM
Home ... provide both protection and greater opportunity for managers to add value. There can be other valid reasons for such preferences, yet there can be little doubt familiarity is at play here. Source: Familiarity breeds investment, Fidelity ...
Ranking to attract massive foreign investment inflows
khaleejtimes.com - 6/13/2013 5:15:20 AM
The UAE and Qatar have received a shot in the arm with the global index compiler MSCI elevating the two Gulf countries to emerging markets, a status that would boost investor sentiment and attract foreign investment ... stocks such as Emaar Properties, DP ...
UPDATE 2-Investors boost direct investment in Mexico, cut stocks
CNBC - 5/24/2013 10:42:41 PM
MEXICO CITY, May 24 (Reuters) - A healthy boost in foreign direct investment in the first quarter underscored confidence in Latin America's No. 2 economy even as investment flows into the country's stocks and ... with the outside world, showed that imports ...
Prime Minister Calls for Diaspora Members to Invest in Jamaica
jis.gov.jm - 6/18/2013 2:27:45 PM
Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, has called on members of the Jamaican Diaspora to secure their share of Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs), noting that international partners have shown their confidence in the local economy by investing ...
Ninth UNCTAD-OECD Report on G20 Investment Measures released
UNCTAD - 6/17/2013 2:28:56 PM
However, it cautions policymakers that foreign direct investment ... Development and the World Trade Organization. During the reporting period, running from October 2012 to May 2013, the following measures were adopted: Nine countries - Australia, Brazil ...
INVESTMENT FOCUS-Emerging market jolt puts deficit countries at risk
Reuters Group PLC - 6/7/2013 5:11:07 PM
Currencies in countries heavily dependent on foreign cash flows ... slow and bricks-and-mortar direct investment dries up. That has left countries such as Turkey and India almost fully reliant on foreigners' stock and bond buying.
Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and GE to Develop Joint Projects in Energy Sector
markets.financialcontent.com - 6/18/2013 3:32:10 PM
Kirill Dmitriev, CEO, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF): "The partnership between RDIF and GE will demonstrate how innovative global technologies in energy can be used to develop advanced power generation systems in Russia. Most importantly ...