|Rank||Country||Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad (US$)|
|34||United Arab Emirates||55,930,000,000|
|65||Trinidad and Tobago||3,829,000,000|
Definition: This entry gives the cumulative US
dollar value of all investments in foreign countries made directly by residents - primarily companies - of the home country, 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 - abroad map
Investment KSCC : Direct Investment Surveys: BE-10, Benchmark Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad
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The benchmark survey covers the universe of U.S. direct investment abroad ... owned foreign affiliates (those with assets, sales, or net income greater than $300 million), questions will be added to the section on sales to collect the top five countries ...
US official: Taiwan should attract more foreign investment
中时电子报 - 11/21/2014 4:38:30 AM
However, Taiwan's foreign direct investment (FDI) is behind some countries in Asia, he said ... He also cited a 2014 survey by the World Bank on the ease of doing business in economies around the world, in which Taiwan ranked 30th in the category of ...
Risky rewards for China's overseas investment boom
Economic Times - 11/19/2014 7:54:09 AM
BEIJING: China's inexorable economic rise is set to see it become a net global investor after decades of Western money flowing into the country ... access. Overseas direct investment (ODI) has since ballooned -- along with China's foreign exchange ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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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 ...
Shanghai Stocks Out of Step With World Is Key to Allure
Bloomberg - 11/17/2014 6:16:18 AM
Because of the restrictions on foreign investment in China, A-shares, as mainland-listed stocks are known, aren’t eligible for MSCI indexes. The Shanghai Composite climbed 3 percent between Sept. 3 and Oct. 16 as the MSCI All-Country World Index tumbled ...
China’s Outbound Investments Pick Up as Economy Develops
Wall Street Journal - 11/18/2014 1:21:38 AM
BEIJING-China has sent almost as much capital overseas as it attracted in foreign direct investment so far this year, pointing to the country’s changing role ... the long run as China shifts from being the world’s workshop to a major consumer market.
U.S. Companies Skirting Myanmar Sanctions Fuel Record Investment
Businessweek - 11/17/2014 12:54:11 AM
Singapore is also an attractive place for the U.S. and other foreign countries to register because of its functioning political, legal and financial systems, the official said. Direct foreign investment ... licenses to nine overseas lenders in October ...
Why foreign investors are leaving Nigeria Stock Exchange
Vanguard - 11/18/2014 3:40:37 PM
Excerpts: Alhaji Gbadebo Olatokunbo, shareholder activist: I will describe the foreign investors as casino players. I have been a stock ... investment. They would rather give them pocket money. All the things that are happening to us here do not happen abroad.
China is Buying the World, But at What Cost?
cubiclane.com - 11/20/2014 2:09:22 AM
Soon China will invest more money outside of its borders than it receives from foreign investment ... due to rising wages the country is less attractive to multinationals and in the other direction, Chinese investments abroad have increased by 18% over ...
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 ... in its FDI stock from the previous year. Only the USA had a higher value than the UK, reaching the considerable sum of $4,935bn in FDI stock: over twice as much as any other country in the world.
Terrorism: A Threat to Foreign Direct Investment
econintersect.com - 10/20/2014 1:27:23 AM
Terrorism around the world is a problem for foreign direct ... investment while reducing its mean. Clearly, a lower average rate of return to investment in a nation will tend to reduce potential FDI into that nation. When a terrorist incident in a certain ...
China now gives investors an alternative to manipulated HFT U.S. stock markets
Examiner - 11/18/2014 7:19:32 AM
On Nov. 17, China finalized the completion of their linking the Shanghai stock ... capital investment through the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) are going ahead of schedule, and will increase Asia's presence around the world as countries ...
How India Can Attract Foreign Firms
NDTV - 11/19/2014 7:25:31 AM
India also is home to ... foreign direct investment or FDI. In August, China received seven times more FDI at $7.2 billion compared to India's $1.27 billion. The new government has announced big steps to attract foreign investment in the country.
Korea Fares Poorly in Luring Foreign Investment
CHOSUNILBO - 11/20/2014 1:47:53 AM
Korea lags far behind Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand in attracting foreign direct investment ... country and parking their money overseas. Lee Dong-geun, executive vice president of the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said, "Government around the ...