Country Comparison > Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad > TOP 10

RankCountryStock of direct foreign investment - abroad (US$)
1United States4,314,000,000,000
2France1,860,000,000,000
3United Kingdom1,773,000,000,000
4Germany1,465,000,000,000
5Hong Kong997,100,000,000
6Netherlands977,000,000,000
7Switzerland976,100,000,000
8Belgium943,500,000,000
9Japan873,300,000,000
10Spain662,900,000,000

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, 2012

See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad map

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