|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
South Africa - the 'Most Open Country for Fdi in the World'
AllAfrica - 1/19/2015 11:59:45 PM
South Africa ranks among the most open jurisdictions for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the world. Openness is reflected in the overall trend of growing FDI into South Africa over the past 22 years post-1994. South Africa's stock of FDI now accounts ...
The fast lane: Economic cost of terror
Financial Express - 1/25/2015 12:43:56 AM
This year, the World ... countries significantly reduced stocks of US direct investment. Another study, the Blomberg and Mody report, found a significant impact of terrorism on the inflow of direct investment in a sample of 43 countries. Closer home ...
‘Africa Remains Attractive To Foreign Investors Despite Challenges’
Leadership - 1/23/2015 1:43:34 AM
Members of the ‘Achieving Africa’s Growth Agenda’ panel discussion at the World ... billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2013, showing the confidence that the investor community has in Africa. For Mittal, “Most African countries and ...
U.S. economy stands out amid the gloom in Davos as world’s engine of growth
Financial Post - 1/23/2015 1:17:55 PM
DAVOS, Switzerland — Canada occupied the stage at the World Economic ... value chain at home and outsource cheap-labour work to China.) Now it’s China’s turn. For the first time, China’s direct investments abroad surpassed foreign investments ...
Calculating the Risks and Rewards for the U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
Economy Watch - 1/23/2015 5:28:28 PM
The negotiation directives published by the EU Council clearly define the EU objectives for the TTIP: “to increase trade and investment ... by other countries. The EU Commission calculates an extra $120 billion surplus to the world economy, a major ...
Malaysia confident of breezing through strong headwinds, says Najib
The Rakyat Post - 1/22/2015 11:06:05 PM
DAVOS (Switzerland), Jan 23, 2015: Malaysia is confident of being able to breeze through the strong global headwinds due to the country ... an all-time high in stock market as well as raking in the highest foreign direct investments in history in ...
Puget Sound Goes Global: Regional Leaders Unveil Plan to Transform Region to the Most Globally Competitive in the Country
Financial Content - 1/15/2015 1:05:56 PM
"With the growth taking place all over the world ... foreign direct investment, and build our global future." The Plan outlines five strategies to accomplish the goal of Greater Seattle being the most globally competitive region in the country: The ...
Woman gets bag full of cash at Burger King drive-thru
MENAFN - 1/25/2015 8:36:23 AM
(MENAFN - Arab News) ROCHESTER N.H.: A New Hampshire woman got a surprise at a Burger King drive-thru: a bag full of cash instead of food.Janelle Jones says she discovered on the way home ... in foreign direct investments (FDI) to the country in 2015 ...
Sliding oil brings Gulf stock values to reasonable levels
Trade Arabia - 1/18/2015 7:40:15 AM
When Saudi Arabia announced last July that it would open its stock market to direct foreign investment, a common worry among fund ... generous dividend yields that are among the highest in the world," Tarek Fadlallah, chief executive of Nomura Asset ...
Increasing Global Connectedness Through Trade and Investment
The Huffington Post - 1/23/2015 12:34:58 PM
The U.S. ranks second out of 140 countries, just behind the United Kingdom. This is driven by the virtual connection of the U.S. to every other country around the world ... to increase U.S. exports and foreign direct investment into the U.S. We accomplish ...
How Israeli High-Tech Firms Are Turning the U.S.-Mexico Border into a New Kind of Hell
Alter Net - 1/26/2015 3:34:33 AM
Roei Elkabetz, a brigadier general for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), was explaining his country’s border policing strategies ... fueled by a steady increase in exports and foreign investment.” The government coddles, cultivates, and supports ...
Continuity remains key to Saudi Arabia economy after death of King Abdullah
The National - 1/25/2015 1:22:42 PM
While limited steps were made to open the country’s stock exchange ... was joining the World Trade Organisation in 2005, integrating his country into the global economy. He opened the country up for foreign direct investment and committed huge sums ...
AT&T Introduces Unlimited Cross-Border Calling to Mexico - Analyst Blog
Investopedia - 1/22/2015 1:08:58 AM
Individuals and business enterprises interested in this offer will have to subscribe to the AT&T World Connect ... holds 41% equity method investment in Sky Mexico, the direct-to-home digital satellite TV operator in the country. AT&T currently carries ...
The winners and losers of a strong dollar
Washington Post - 1/23/2015 11:59:11 AM
Much of the foreign ... cheap stocks in countries with weaker economies. And they might very well find some good deals. But investment managers say the dollar’s climb up makes it a good time for U.S. investors to take a closer look at home.
Stocks rally, euro falls after Europe unveils stimulus plan
The Tampa Tribune - 1/22/2015 10:08:49 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — A plan to revive Europe's sagging economy rippled through the financial world ... in foreign countries, and means the revenue that U.S. companies collect in other currencies translates into fewer dollars when they bring the money home.