|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
China’s CIC Gearing Up Investment in Overseas Assets
Wall Street Journal - 3/26/2015 11:53:04 PM
The fund is ratcheting up its direct-investment efforts as its foreign holdings have jumped 16.6% every year since 2009. At the same time, it has been diversifying foreign investments away from stocks ... largest country fund in the world.
How to be a global investor
Times of India - 3/30/2015 1:51:12 AM
Experts are predicting a multi-year bull run in the stock ... country, with a different currency . You are taking part in and benefitting from the growth of some of the booming economies of the world. Another benefit is access to unique investment ...
Things to know about Nigeria, as country votes for president
Ludington Daily News - 3/28/2015 12:09:11 PM
PEOPLE: Nigeria is home to an estimated ... Africa's top destination for direct foreign investment and is a leading frontier market. THE ELECTION: President Goodluck Jonathan, a Christian who came to power after the death of the country's elected Muslim ...
On the move: Turkey’s foreign direct investment market
worldfinance.com - 1/17/2014 7:12:01 PM
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 (FDI). The country is ... or joint stock companies by foreign ...
Saudi Stocks Erase Losses as Investors Bet Yemen Rout Overdone
Bloomberg - 3/27/2015 6:55:24 AM
The stock swing will compound the Tadawul’s status as one of the most volatile equity gauges in the world as it prepares to open to foreign direct investment for the first ... The six-nation GCC is home to about a third of the world’s proven crude ...
Indonesia to throw open doors to Chinese investment
bangkokpost.com - 3/26/2015 4:22:05 PM
In an interview with the South China Morning Post ahead of his state visit to Beijing today, he said it was time for his country ... way for foreign — especially Chinese — investment. "I hope when I go to China on this trip, we have direct implementation.
Aquino looks to steer the Detroit model home
Gulf News - 3/29/2015 12:26:29 AM
For a leader facing a plethora of challenges at home ... in foreign direct investment in 2014 compared to a year earlier. On Thursday, the central bank was confident enough in growth prospects to hold rates steady, unlike most other Asian countries ...
NBK named World's Best Emerging Markets Bank in ME Kuwait
MENAFN - 3/29/2015 7:35:59 AM
In its 22nd annual survey Global Finance selected the best banks in the world by country and region with input from ... or $7.8 billion, foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2014 mainly in infrastructure development initiatives and the services
Millions of Nigerians turn out to vote in presidential poll
The News & Advance - 3/28/2015 2:03:43 PM
Polling stations opened late in many areas as officials rushed across the country delivering ... especially among nervous foreign investors as Nigeria is Africa's largest destination for direct foreign investment. Its oil-dependent economy is hurting ...
Oh sh*t, I’m the 1 percent: Secrets of the super-wealthy
Salon - 3/29/2015 9:26:20 PM
Having taken exactly one economics class in college, I knew the difference between a stock and a bond and macro- and microeconomics, but not much else. That I knew nothing about what I’d be covering—real estate investment trusts and commercial ...
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.
Egypt basks in world support at investor conference
Associated Press - 3/15/2015 7:48:25 PM
"It's a great show of support from investors and world leaders, and an excellent way to hold the government to account for the ambitious policies it has announced," said Angus Blair of investment ... next year to take stock of the country's economic ...
Asian firms would love a safe European home - let's give them one
Irish Independent - 3/29/2015 2:28:10 AM
This column has long maintained that one of the biggest opportunities for Ireland in the years and even decades to come is the attraction of multinationals from the developing world to serve the European market from this country. If even a fraction of the ...
Foreign investment into UK is highest in Europe and second highest in world
CITY A.M. - 7/20/2014 11:30:25 AM
The UK's foreign direct investment ... in its FDI stock from the previous year. Only the USA had a higher value than the UK, reaching the considerable sum of $4,935bn in FDI stock: over twice as much as any other country in the world.
'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 ...