|Rank||Country||Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad (US$)|
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, 2014See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad map
Indonesia plans "big bang" opening of economy to foreign investment
Economic Times - 2/10/2016 3:37:50 PM
The healthcare push, which would open up investment in hospitals, clinics and laboratory services, could bring a sea-change in a country where at present foreign medical professionals are not allowed to practice. Although foreign direct investment into ...
Chinese Companies Are Shopping Abroad at Record Pace
Wall Street Journal - 2/3/2016 1:44:27 PM
The flurry of deals is providing a jolt of attention to the world’s second ... curbing the ability of foreign companies in China to repatriate earnings and banning yuan-based funds for overseas investments, people with direct knowledge of the matter ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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Gulf stock markets most likely in region to attract foreigners
Daily News Egypt - 2/8/2016 5:06:07 PM
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) is widely expected to continue to continue facing difficulties in attracting foreign ... on the stock market, which are expected to have the highest market value among all companies in the world.” International investment ...
Can the world adjust to China’s ‘new normal’?
World Economic Forum - 2/10/2016 3:52:09 PM
Chinese growth has been a stimulus to the world, providing a large and growing domestic market, as well as a source of foreign direct ... and investment. Increased focus on the Chinese currency and monetary policy, as well as on the country’s stock ...
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 ... stock exchange). Assets acquired from ...
Why allow FDI only in marketplace e-comm? Need of the hour is to open up retail sector
Firstpost - 2/10/2016 3:37:50 PM
But at least the big boys of India's e-commerce segment have been doing business, oblivious to complete ban on foreign direct investment (FDI ... model probably does not exist in any other country in the world, it is beneficial in India since it helps ...
The crash of 2016?
Washington Post - 2/10/2016 6:15:19 PM
You cannot understand the vulnerable state of the U.S. and global economies — and nervous stock ... world economy grew at about 3 percent. The same thing has happened to foreign direct investment (FDI): factories and businesses in emerging-market ...
Five ways China’s overseas investments are impacting African forests
Quartz - 2/10/2016 5:03:44 PM
China’s investments in Africa have exploded in recent years, with outward foreign direct investment (OFDI) stock growing ... to comply with the country’s voluntary guidelines for social and environmental safeguards for overseas investment.
Why India’s Economy Is at the Head of the Pack
Council on Foreign Relations - 2/10/2016 5:03:44 PM
Even China, long the world ... abroad, notably in the Gulf petro-states, has hurt Indian exports and remittances from Indian migrant workers. And although foreign direct investment is up, skittish global investors withdrew capital from India’s stock ...
Alan Grayson’s Double Life: Congressman and Hedge Fund Manager
New York Times - 2/11/2016 2:46:33 PM
WASHINGTON — The hedge fund manager boasted that he had traveled to “every country” in the world, studying overseas stock markets as he fine-tuned an investment strategy ... a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Now he is also among ...
Uganda's Foreign Service Was Misrepresented
AllAfrica - 2/8/2016 12:12:37 PM
First, the editorial rightly acknowledged that Uganda's foreign policy had made the country ... Missions abroad to promote trade, tourism and investment. Last year, Uganda was one of the top six destinations for global Foreign Direct Investment in Africa.
China to become one of world’s biggest overseas investors by 2020
Financial Times - 6/25/2015 10:19:27 PM
China will become one of the world’s biggest cross-border investors ... Based on the historical experiences of other countries, China’s global stock of outbound foreign direct investment (OFDI), which includes investing in corporate mergers ...
Top 25 Countries for Overseas Investment
Bloomberg - 1/29/2015 7:44:31 PM
A periodic study from consultancy A.T. Kearney finds that managers at some of the world's largest ... to investing in other countries due to the economy. After hitting an all-time high of $1.98 trillion in 2007, foreign direct investment worldwide fell ...
China Celebrates, The World Benefits
Live Trading News - 2/10/2016 2:37:35 AM
The center has courted China since the early 2000’s, long before that country’s boom in foreign tourism. It was the 1st shopping center in the US to accept China UnionPay, a Chinese bank card. It was a prescient investment. Chinese shoppers now make up ...