|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
Global foreign direct investment declined by 18% in 2012, annual report says
UNCTAD - 6/26/2013 10:17:52 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.
The AU campaign for foreign investment
Daily Sun - 12/11/2013 5:58:22 AM
the continental body demanded that the foreign partners encourage investors from their countries to take advantage of the huge potentials in African countries and commit to concrete investment on the continent. It further averred that direct investment is ...
Investing in Foreign Stocks: ADRs and GDRs
Investopedia - 11/19/2013 1:26:48 PM
A DR can be sponsored or unsponsored ... the globe and designates any foreign firm that trades on an exchange outside its home country. Other Types of DRs There are other types of GDRs that represent more specific names in a specific country.
Obama Makes Attracting Foreign Investment Target of U.S. Effort
Bloomberg - 10/31/2013 9:27:28 PM
from almost 60 countries as well as economic development officials from the states, the White House said in a statement. The U.S. is the world’s most popular destination for capital, attracting a record $321 billion in foreign investments in ...
Foreign Investment and U.S. National Security
Council on Foreign Relations - 9/27/2013 1:25:14 PM
Several other offices also contribute: the Office of Management and Budget, Council of Economic Advisers, National Security Council ... not covered are those conducted "solely for the purpose of investment" or where the foreign investor "has no intention ...
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
South Korea is a developed country and a full democracy. It is a high-income Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development member, having the fourth largest economy in Asia and the 15th largest in the world. South Korea is a leader in ...
Mexico Passes Oil Bill Seen Luring $20 Billion a Year
Bloomberg - 12/12/2013 6:25:49 AM
The overhaul “will increase the availability of energy for Mexicans, at more affordable prices, and increase oil and natural gas production,” Eloy Cantu, a PRI lawmaker, said during the bill’s debate. It will “generate greater economic ...
Resource-Backed Investment Finance in Least Developed Countries
The Huffington Post - 9/23/2013 8:46:38 PM
This post was co-authored with Håvard Halland, Economist at the World Bank In recent decades, Least Developed Countries (LDCs) have been using their natural-resources as collateral to access sources of finance for investment, countervailing the ...
Nigeria’s Foreign Direct Investment Is Over $20bn – Okonjo-Iweala
channelstv.com - 11/11/2013 4:06:37 PM
At a press conference in Abuja on the 2014 World Economic Forum on Africa to be held in Nigeria, the minister assured Nigerians that the insecurity in the north eastern part of the country had not reduced foreign direct investment. “In spite of the ...
China Leads In Foreign Direct Investment
Forbes - 11/4/2012 11:56:25 PM
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) For the first time since 2003, China has surpassed the United States as the world’s largest recipient of global foreign direct investment ... site in the country, a 1.6 billion yuan ($250 million) investment covering ...
Foreign direct investment to Africa increases, defying global trend for 2012
UNCTAD - 6/26/2013 10:17:52 PM
Foreign direct ... investment is investment in businesses or economic sectors that are new to a given recipient country. In terms of sources of FDI, TNCs from emerging markets are increasingly active in Africa, the report notes. Measured by FDI stock ...
Kuwait PM highlights importance of Arab investments
HispanicBusiness.com - 12/12/2013 8:30:30 PM
Affirming Kuwait's support for Arab initiatives aimed at ensuring the general welfare of the people, Prime Minister Al Sabah stated that Kuwait , in coordination with Arab countries bilaterally and multilaterally, is keen to promote and support ...
Your U.S. stocks are more foreign than you know
Marketwatch - 9/3/2013 2:50:58 PM
Chalk up this blockage to an investing malady known as “home-country ... direct exposure and a higher allocation to foreign securities — Vanguard research shows that about 30% of your total portfolio is optimal. Mutual funds and ETFs in the World Stock ...
Canada to get Biggest-Ever Foreign Direct Investment in Energy from Malaysia
OilPrice - 10/10/2013 11:39:45 PM
As U.S. President Barack Obama turned his airplane back home away from the Asia-Pacific ... Najib as saying that the project would make his country Canada's largest foreign investor. The total investment would be spread out over a 30-year period.
Changing foreign aid: can more groups 'buy local'?
The Christian Science Monitor - 12/6/2013 8:37:37 PM
Take our geography quiz. It's a phenomenon hardly limited to Myanmar. With billions of dollars in aid and development money pouring into emerging economies from Southeast Asia to sub-Saharan Africa, host governments are pushing organizations to ...