|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
Government plan to attract foreign investments requires stable security situation: Economists
Daily News Egypt - 12/14/2014 11:59:30 PM
On Sunday, Salman announced the government is hoping to gain direct Egyptian investments worth EGP 600bn ... Sisi and the government is to re-attract foreign investors, who are still hesitant to invest in the country. He said this was due to the unstable ...
Exploring the world of fixed income investments
Times Colonist - 12/12/2014 4:02:16 PM
You have no direct ownership in the company with debt. The equity side of the page would have common shares. This is what most people would directly link to the stock exchange. Although some fixed income investments ... foreign bonds in developed countries ...
How debt inflows differ among developing countries
forumblog.org - 12/17/2014 11:24:19 AM
The Bank’s flagship debt data publication features 2013 data on external debt stocks and ... flows to developing countries rose 28% in 2013, driven by a sharp 50% increase in short-term debt inflows. Additionally, foreign direct investment in emerging ...
Japan's pension fund mulls US$389b stock revamp
South China Morning Post - 12/7/2014 9:58:57 PM
Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund is considering whether to overhaul its US$389 billion of stock investments ... invest both at home and abroad, Mitani said. "More funds are investing without discriminating between domestic and foreign, and ...
Big Gulf sell-off fuelled by credit, lax regulation
Arabian Business - 12/18/2014 5:03:45 AM
Otherwise, there have been few interventions to shore up markets, including in Qatar, now part of the MSCI Emerging Market Index, or Saudi Arabia, due to open its stock market to direct foreign investment for the first time in early 2015. Gulf countries ...
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, demonstrating the long-term interest of foreign investors and their confidence in an economy. The UK reached a total of $1,606bn (£975bn) last year in FDI stock, which is almost $500bn more than any other European ...
Stock market development: Nigeria seeks to re-invent the wheel (1)
Businessday - 12/17/2014 12:32:55 AM
In addition to being Africa’s largest economy and most populous nation, Nigeria also boasts Africa’s largest consumer market and recipient of the largest chunk of Foreign Direct Investment ... Stock Exchange represents only 16 percent of the country ...
Saudi Budget Could Decide Stocks’ Fate
The Wall Street Journal - 12/18/2014 10:43:10 PM
Weaker oil prices will likely crimp the Gulf states’ ability to continue to spend hundreds of billions of dollars at home to grow their economies ... that it plans to open the stock market to direct foreign investments in early 2015.
BNY Mellon hails trailblazing move to open up Romanian market to foreign investors
ACT Media News Agency - 12/17/2014 7:20:56 AM
BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has welcomed new rules which make it easier for foreign investors ... on the London Stock Exchange. In July this year Electrica, the country's leading power supplier and ...
Global foreign direct investment declined by 18% in 2012, annual report says
UNCTAD - 6/24/2013 11:53:18 PM
Global foreign direct investment ... 2011 on a stock of $21 trillion. The rate of return on FDI is 7 per cent globally, and is higher in both developing economies (8 per cent) and transition economies (13 per cent) than it is in developed countries ...
'India needs more world-class gold refineries to attract foreign direct investment'
The Economic Times - 10/5/2014 1:12:22 PM
MUMBAI: Indian household, which has total holding of around 25,000 tonnes of gold, needs more gold refineries for monetising and attracting foreign direct investment (FDI ... gold and silver refinery in the country. A joint venture between state-owned ...
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 ... latest site in the country, a 1.6 billion yuan ($250 million) investment covering ...
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff Business - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
Analysing China's record foreign exchange reserves growth, economists discovered that luxury home sales in ... It happens to be the 5th wealthiest country in the world in terms of GDP per capita. Foreign direct investment and industrialisation have created ...
Public Affairs - If the Cuban embargo is lifted
Jamaica Gleaner - 12/21/2014 6:18:56 AM
Chris Tufton, Guest Columnist As a doctoral student in the United Kingdom, I had the opportunity to visit Cuba a few times as part of my thesis field research examining that country's recently introduced foreign direct investment laws and the impact on ...
U.S. Companies Skirting Myanmar Sanctions Fuel Record Investment
Bloomberg - 11/17/2014 1:29:58 AM
Wedged between China and India, the country of 53 million is transitioning to democracy from military rule, with elections set for next year. Obama, who visited opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at her home ... Direct foreign investment in Myanmar this ...