|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
Saudi CMA plans to allow foreign investments from June 2015
customstoday.com.pk - 4/25/2015 1:23:21 PM
Mohammad Al Jadaan, chairman of CMA, expects a lot of benefits from the entry of foreign players into its stock markets ... and was the last country of the major economies of the world that allowed foreign investors’ direct access to its capital ...
Business Report Texas(pt.IV)Houston Is A Magnet For Foreign Direct Investment
MENAFN - 4/27/2015 2:03:55 PM
The survey identified the top five emerging countries for foreign investment ... Greenspoint is home to more than 100 energy-related companies included ExxonMobil Shell Schlumberger Halliburton and Baker Hughes. QuEST Global a world-wide engineering ...
Saudi stock market to open up to foreign investment
Al Arabiya News - 4/16/2015 12:58:14 PM
Saudi Arabia will open its stock market to direct foreign investment on June 15 ... will bring large volumes of capital into the country. With a value of around $532 billion - the bourse is the Arab world's biggest stock market and one of its most diverse.
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 ... forefront of foreign investment in Turkey ...
Why xenophobia is bad for South African investments in Uganda
Daily Monitor - 4/28/2015 3:25:39 AM
In fact, any guest in South Africa will never understand the sharp divide between the country ... had a global Foreign Direct Investment portfolio of more than Shs532.5 trillion ($177.5b) spread across the globe, according to the CIA World Factbook.
Saudi Arabia to open stock market to foreigners on June 15
CNBC - 4/16/2015 2:16:58 PM
Saudi Arabia will open its $532 billion stock market to direct foreign investment on June 15 ... tens of billions of dollars will eventually enter the country as a result; Saudi Arabia is the Arab world's biggest stock market and one of its most diverse.
Saudi to Allow Only Large Foreign Institutions to Invest in Local Market
Wall Street Journal - 4/23/2015 12:06:59 PM
RIYADH—Saudi Arabia will only allow large foreign ... direct foreign investments in its listed entities from June 15, Mohammed Aljadaan, chairman of the Capital Market Authority, said the kingdom wants specialized, experienced investors “from countries ...
Fall of China's finance great wall will shake up world markets
Australian Financial Review - 4/28/2015 12:33:51 AM
In recent years, China has developed various investment channels that allow foreign capital to flow into the country. In 2014 we saw the roll-out of pilot financial measures within the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, the launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock ...
RPT-INVESTMENT FOCUS-Foreigners queue for opening of $500 bln Saudi bourse
Reuters - 4/20/2015 7:24:12 AM
Worth more than all other Gulf Arab markets combined, it is one of the last major global bourses to allow direct investment ... proposed foreign ownership be capped at 10 percent of the market's total value and 20 percent of any particular stock.
In charts: here’s why Greece is making a mistake by turning to Russia for help
Quartz - 4/27/2015 8:56:07 AM
The maps below illustrate this relationship by re-sizing the world ... 10 holders of foreign direct investment stocks only two are not EU members. Russia is number 17. While some investment from outside the EU is routed through EU countries (e.g ...
South Africa, the Most Open Country for Foreign Direct Investment in the World
AllAfrica - 1/19/2015 10:45:11 AM
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 last 22 years post-1994. South Africa's stock of FDI now accounts ...
INVESTMENT FOCUS-Foreigners queue for opening of $500 bln Saudi bourse
Reuters - 4/17/2015 3:27:22 PM
Saudi among last big bourses to allow direct foreign investment ... and a substantial country which offers exposure not just to energy but also to infrastructure, financials and other sectors." While market capitalisations vary with stock prices and ...
The great unraveling of globalization
Washington Post - 4/23/2015 11:55:39 PM
Moreover, the recovery in world trade volume is much ... their products anywhere but the West, global foreign direct investment (which reflects the amount that companies earmark for doing business in other countries) has fallen to a mere 2 percent of ...
Turkey's got a lot of problems, but it also has long-term potential
The Business Insider - 4/21/2015 6:35:54 PM
I had the opportunity to meet with a director of the central bank, along with stock exchange officials ... poised for continued growth and should be a magnet for foreign direct investment from countries with capital surpluses, including China and Russia.
Yes Bank to encourage investments back home among Indians based in UAE
The National - 4/26/2015 7:41:33 PM
The Indian lender Yes Bank plans to convert money from Indians in the UAE into investments in one of the world ... its home market. It has only been able to enter the Emirates now because of a regulation which requires any bank opening in the country ...