|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
More and Better Foreign Direct Investment
CATO Institute - 11/21/2014 2:11:10 PM
Moreover, U.S. companies have benefitted from exposure to the best practices employed by affiliates, many of which are world-class companies that have stood out in their home ... Foreign direct investment is a verdict about the efficacy of a country ...
State-owned enterprises finding bigger role in global investment
eastasiaforum.org - 11/26/2014 10:12:00 PM
State-owned enterprises have played a relatively minor role in the era of investment ... has seen the country make the transition from being mainly a capital importer to being one of the world’s leading sources of foreign direct investment.
Why Africa can have the best of both worlds
forumblog.org - 11/20/2014 2:12:21 PM
This is the same false choice that African countries ... direct investment in Africa has grown from a scant $500 million in 2003 to $15 billion in 2012. And there is plenty of room for further growth. Africa accounts for only 5% of China’s overall ...
Why foreign investors are leaving Nigeria Stock Exchange
Vanguard - 11/18/2014 3:40:37 PM
So, they are no longer disposed to sending money home for investment ... the world is watching Nigeria, and their fear is how would the country conveniently hold the election. Your mind will be where your money is. That is why the foreign investors ...
Take the emotion out of the ISDS debate
Financial Times - 11/27/2014 10:46:36 PM
Investment protection is indispensable in any investment regime or agreement. And ISDS is a necessary element of investment protection, not only in agreements with developing countries ... the world stock of foreign direct investment is close to $26tn.
China opens stock exchange to foreign money
USA Today - 11/21/2014 4:27:10 PM
The world's second-largest economy is renowned for capital controls aimed at limiting the flow of money into and out of the country ... The new scheme lets foreign investors with accounts at the Hong Kong stock exchange directly invest in the shares ...
How To Trade International Stocks
Investopedia - 11/19/2014 11:53:21 PM
A good way to diversify an investment portfolio is to look beyond the domestic market and acquire foreign stocks ... broker to ask if they offer direct international trading and how much it might cost. Even so, many countries impose capital controls ...
China Foreign Direct Investment at Four-Year Low
Wall Street Journal - 9/16/2014 3:00:48 PM
China attracted $7.2 billion of foreign direct investment ... entering the country is generally sold to the central bank. China's outbound investment is increasing this year, but at a slower pace. Nonfinancial overseas direct investment rose 15.3% year ...
Competition for Global Investment Coming from State-Owned Enterprises
Economy Watch - 11/27/2014 12:52:28 PM
For some countries ... s policy of encouraging outward investment has seen the country make the transition from being mainly a capital importer to being one of the world’s leading sources of foreign direct investment. In addition, China is not the ...
Uganda takes stock of travel and tourism event
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 11/27/2014 12:49:29 AM
All the 500+ delegates who attended the 39th Africa Travel Association Annual World Congress in Kampala have now returned home, with most of the foreign delegates having ... more easily seen by tourists. Some 20 countries were in attendance, from host ...
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.
Global foreign direct investment declined by 18% in 2012, annual report says
UNCTAD - 6/24/2013 11:53:18 PM
Global foreign direct investment ... developed countries, landlocked developing countries, and small island developing States – the report says. Developing economies’ FDI outflows reached $426 billion, a record 31 per cent of the world total.
'India needs more world-class gold refineries to attract foreign direct investment'
The Economic Times - 10/5/2014 1:12:22 PM
Therefore, we need to have more world-class ... refinery in the country. A joint venture between state-owned MMTC and Switzerland-based PAMP SA, has set up its refinery near Gurgaon. Khosla stressed on the need to allow foreign direct investment (FDI ...
What Is the Meaning of Foreign Direct Investment?
finance.zacks.com - 11/23/2014 4:03:19 PM
For transactions to be classified as a foreign direct investment, the investor must acquire 10 percent or more of the common stock of the foreign company ... direct investment going to the developing world -- countries such as Afghanistan and Iraq ...
Foreigners may now own 100% of Phl banks
m.philstar.com - 11/16/2014 7:39:13 PM
MANILA, Philippines - Foreign banks can now apply to operate in the country or ... lender’s voting stock. “Implementing the new law comes at an opportune time because the foreign banks can be vehicles for foreign direct investments into the ...