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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
Japan GPIF Said to Plan Investment in Infrastructure Abroad
Bloomberg - 12/10/2013 8:29:53 AM
Japan’s government retirement fund, the world’s largest, plans to invest in overseas infrastructure as it seeks to diversify its portfolio, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter who asked not to be named because the ...
Shrinking Share of Overseas Cash Headed to U.S.
The Wall Street Journal - 12/10/2013 8:32:52 PM
Whereas with the U.S., there is already so much global integration and relatively low tariff barriers." Global FDI tumbled during the last recession and climbed in subsequent years, only to edge down in 2012. That mirrors the trend in the U.S ...
Central Bank of the Philippines : Foreign Direct Investment Inflows Continue to Surge in September; Nine-Month Level Reach US$3.1 Billion
4-traders - 12/10/2013 8:11:24 PM
Net foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows surged by 141.4 percent in September 2013 to reach US$319 million from US$132 million posted in September last year.1,2 The significant rise in foreign investments into the country reflects ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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'Indian firms' investments abroad fall sharply in H1'
MoneyControl.com - 12/4/2013 11:35:57 AM
Net foreign investment by India to the rest of the world stood ... The net foreign direct investment ( FDI) by Indians globally in 2012-13 was robust at USD 7.13 billion. However, going by the H1 trends, the money going abroad as FDI could exceed USD ...
Foreign Investment in the United States and Three Latin American Countries
National Center for Policy Analysis - 7/22/2013 10:55:38 AM
As of the 1890s, for example, foreign investors owned about one-fifth of the stock ... country in the world. Thus: In 2011 the United States received a flow of foreign direct investment of nearly $227 billion, and Americans invested directly abroad almost ...
U.S. to Redouble Efforts to Attract Foreign Direct Investment
Wall Street Journal - 10/31/2013 10:57:32 AM
U.S. embassies around the world ... countries. In 2012, the U.S. received $168 billion in such investment. Faced with a weak economic recovery in 2010, Mr. Obama made boosting the sale of U.S. products abroad and attracting foreign investment ...
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.
Three ways for investors to catch the global tailwind in 2014
Reuters - 12/9/2013 12:55:56 PM
Expanding economies and continued central-bank stimulus are the bellows behind this expected growth. If you do not have international stock exposure, now is the time to broaden your portfolio with these three exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
Foreign Investment and U.S. National Security
Council on Foreign Relations - 9/27/2013 1:25:14 PM
The United States is both the world's largest foreign direct investor and the largest beneficiary of foreign direct investment (FDI). But like every sovereign country ... meant placing certain limitations on overseas investment in strategically sensitive ...
UPDATE 1-U.S. ramps up efforts to lure foreign investment
Reuters - 10/31/2013 8:58:50 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Thursday pledged an aggressive expansion of U.S. efforts to draw foreign ... world. While the United States drew $166 billion in direct investment dollars in 2012, more than any other ...
Investing in Foreign Stocks: ADRs and GDRs
Investopedia - 11/19/2013 1:26:48 PM
More generally, an International Depository Receipt (IDR) is issued by a depository bank representing ownership of stock of a foreign company held by the bank in trust. An IDR is called an ADR in the United States. How to Invest in DRs A DR is meant to ...
Letters: Ship the unemployed overseas
Philadelphia Daily News - 12/11/2013 2:59:25 AM
Between 2008 and 2011 alone, more than 1 percent of the Portuguese population moved to Angola. But Americans haven't been searching for a better life somewhere else on nearly the same scale. According to the State Department, only about 6.3 ...
A Closer Look at China’s Overseas Investment
WRI - 12/12/2012 4:30:30 PM
Between 2002 and 2011, China's outward foreign direct investment stock ... s Overseas Investment.” The landscape of development finance is changing rapidly. Traditionally, international financial flows moved from developed to developing countries.
How the Environment for Foreign Direct Investment in Japan Is Changing — for the Better
knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu - 4/19/2009 11:53:12 PM
Described as “the most closed investment market in the developed world” by European Union trade commissioner Peter Mandelson, and ranked last by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as a target for foreign direct investment ...