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RankCountryStock of direct foreign investment - abroad (US$)
1United States4,853,999,861,760
2United Kingdom1,883,999,961,088
3Germany1,870,999,977,984
4France1,488,999,940,096
5Switzerland1,432,000,004,096
6Hong Kong1,391,999,975,424
7Belgium1,214,999,953,408
8Japan1,178,999,980,032
9Canada1,046,999,990,272
10Netherlands1,034,000,007,168

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, 2014

See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad map

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