|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
Foreign investment into UK is highest in Europe and second highest in world
CITY A.M. - 7/20/2014 10:47:28 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.
Saudi stock market to allow foreign investment
Yahoo Finance - 7/22/2014 1:44:03 PM
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Saudi government has approved a measure that will open the country's stock market to direct foreign investment next year ... including one of the world's largest petrochemical groups, Saudi Basic Industries Corp. The ...
Saudi Arabia to open $530bn bourse to foreign investors
Arabian Business - 7/22/2014 4:18:33 AM
Saudi Arabia's cabinet gave permission to the financial regulator to open the Arab World's biggest stock market to direct investment ... foreign ownership of companies. Potential foreign interest in Saudi stocks is believed to be large, because of the ...
The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: A Focus on Foreign Direct Investment
Brookings - 7/11/2014 2:44:13 AM
In this second installment of the Africa Leaders Summit series, AGI examines the trends of U.S. foreign direct investment in ... sub-Saharan African countries abroad. China, on the other hand, invested 3.4 percent of its FDI stock abroad in the region ...
Qatar's outward FDI increases to $8.02bn
MENAFN - 7/17/2014 5:21:44 AM
Separately, Qatar's outward FDI stocks also jumped ... high levels of their foreign exchange reserves and the relatively small sizes of their economies, GCC countries are likely to continue to increase their direct investment abroad. In contrast, FDI ...
Saudi stock market to open up to foreign investment [CPI Financial]
TMCnet.com - 7/22/2014 10:37:56 AM
has revealed plans to revise rules governing the investment of foreign financial institutions in stocks listed on the Tadawul (Saudi stock market). The proposals would open up the biggest Arab capital market and the last major market in the world to ...
Saudi Arabia to open stock market to foreign investment in 2015
Asharq Al Awsat - 7/22/2014 2:27:00 PM
London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Saudi Arabia will open its stock market to foreign financial institutions by mid-2015—a long-awaited move that sent the Arab world’s largest ... because it is closed to foreign direct investment. But the exchange’s size ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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Saudi to open stock market to foreigners in early 2015
Trade Arabia - 7/22/2014 6:34:33 AM
Earlier in the day, Saudi Arabia's cabinet gave permission to the financial regulator to open the Arab World's biggest stock market to direct investment ... Potential foreign interest in Saudi stocks is believed to be large, because of the country's ...
Saudi to open stock market to foreign firms
Trade Arabia - 7/22/2014 4:54:20 AM
Saudi Arabia's cabinet has given permission to the country's financial regulator, the Capital Market Authority (CMA), to open the stock market to direct investment by foreign financial ... the Arab world's biggest, would be one of the most keenly awaited ...
Overseas investment funds rise in H1
YONHAP NEWS AGENCY - 7/21/2014 9:23:22 PM
These funds refer to financial instruments that invest at least 30 percent of their assets in foreign stocks or bonds. In South Korea, overseas-investment pools account for 17.1 percent of the country's total fund deposit worth 341 trillion won ...
Saudi Arabia to open bourse to foreign investors
The Rakyat Post - 7/22/2014 6:05:55 AM
Saudi Arabia will allow direct foreign investment into the nation’s stocks, opening up the Arab world’s biggest market to money ... authorised the Capital Market Authority (CMA) to allow overseas financial institutions to buy and sell shares in the ...
Saudi Arabia to open $530bn bourse to foreign investors in early 2015
Arabian Business - 7/22/2014 6:20:14 AM
Saudi Arabia's Capital Market Authority plans to open the stock market to direct investment ... reforms in the world's biggest oil exporter. The bourse would be one of the world's last major exchanges to begin welcoming foreign money.
Foreign investment growth in Africa patchy
Deutsche Welle - 7/15/2014 5:05:37 PM
Foreign direct ... capital abroad, but are also active in the target country in an entrepreneurial sense. This can include acquiring a holding in a company in another country, or opening a new branch or subsidiary there According to the World Investment ...