|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: Faqs On Foreign Direct Investment Featured
AllAfrica - 3/4/2014 7:29:02 PM
In this short article, SAIIA breaks down some of the key issues at stake. What is foreign direct investment (FDI)? Foreign direct investment is understood as the acquisition of a lasting interest, usually with at least ten percent stake, in an enterprise ...
China eyes top FDI host economy globally
Xinhua News Agency - 3/7/2014 10:42:56 AM
BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Despite rising labor costs, China's allure for foreign companies is increasing due to the growing market, high return on investment and government efforts to improve the business environment. "We will continue to ...
Investment in Africa: Who Profits from the Boom?
Brookings - 3/7/2014 1:34:44 PM
These countries include South Africa, Angola, Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Seychelles and Zambia. Additionally, foreign investment in local capital markets in the form of purchases of stocks, bonds and treasury bills ...
South Africa: FDI in South African - Promotion and Protection of Investors... and the Public Interest
AllAfrica - 3/4/2014 2:06:55 PM
South Africa has produced solid if unspectacular growth rates over the past decade ... remains well placed in a country with some of the largest mineral reserves in the world. The situation is less promising for potential manufacturing FDI.
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 ... the stock exchange). Assets acquired from abroad by foreign ...
Global stocks rebound, Ukraine fears ease
CNN Money - 3/4/2014 9:06:16 AM
But investors know the crisis is not over yet. "The situation in Ukraine is far from off the radar and remains a potent wild card," said Ilya Spivak, a currency Analyst at DailyFX. "Deeper escalation of tensions remains a clear possibility."
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.
Investing in Foreign Stocks: ADRs and GDRs
Investopedia - 11/19/2013 1:26:48 PM
Investing in foreign stocks should be part of any ... to profit from trends and developments outside your home country. The U.S. currently accounts for nearly half of the world's total stock market value, but that's likely to decline in the years ahead ...
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 ...
Russia becomes third among world countries with largest amount of foreign investments
voiceofrussia.com - 1/30/2014 7:07:55 AM
The Russian authorities are also doing much to attract foreign investments in the country's economy. This has already been reflected in the latest rating list of the World Bank ... the work of the Russian Fund of Direct Investments. This organization ...
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
So let's find out which are the 10 nations with the largest foreign ... the 5th wealthiest country in the world in terms of GDP per capita. Foreign direct investment and industrialisation have created a robust economy focused on industry, education and ...
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 ...
Home Renovation in a Foreign Country: 11 Keys to Nailing It
realestate.aol.com - 1/30/2014 3:57:38 PM
Do you daydream about buying a home overseas to restore ... Renovating a property in another country is a lot of work. 2. The best case is when you can be there, managing the project yourself full time. Any renovation in a foreign country ...
Chinese Outward Investment: More Opportunity Than Danger
heritage.org - 7/12/2011 11:54:12 PM
Abstract: Chinese investment in the rest of the world ... Fraud inquiries into stock exchange listings of China-based firms are dangerous with respect to access to many foreign markets, not just the U.S. More important are direct subsidies provided ...
Policymakers Must Remove The Barriers To Foreign Investment In The United States
Forbes - 10/30/2013 10:58:43 AM
No country has been a stronger magnet for foreign direct investment than the United States. Roughly 17 percent of the world’s $22 trillion stock of FDI is deployed in the U.S. economy – triple the stock in the next largest destination.