|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, 2012See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad map
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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Ethiopia - Africa's Third Largest Recipient of Foreign Direct Investment
AllAfrica - 7/1/2014 8:25:21 AM
The report, released last Tuesday, also indicates the FDI flows to southern Africa almost doubled The World Investment ... in 2012. The country has also registered a significant increase in their Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) stock - the amount of ...
Top 10 Countries for Chinese Investments
CNBC - 5/23/2012 11:58:50 PM
With $3 trillion in foreign exchange reserves and a growing need for resources to power its growth, China has been ramping up investments around the world ... a list of 10 countries that saw the largest net foreign direct investment (FDI) from China ...
Brazil record foreign direct investment more than compensates current account deficit
MercoPress - 1/25/2012 3:54:12 AM
Brazilian tourists spent 21bn dollars in overseas travel ... by units elsewhere in the world. Tulio Maciel, the central bank's statistical coordinator, said, “The 2011 deficit was fully financed by foreign direct investment, which presented strong ...
Guest post: a new era dawns in Chinese outward portfolio investment
Financial Times - 9/1/2014 12:09:29 AM
Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect opens a new chapter in China’s financial integration with the world, and will in time reshape the dynamics of global investment ... invest directly in foreign equities, and give global investors direct access to China ...
The Smart Way to Buy Foreign Stocks
investinganswers.com - 3/11/2010 11:53:08 PM
A decade ago, the idea of buying a stock trading in a foreign country ... you direct access to international markets just yet (however, this is changing by the day). For now, you shouldn't let this be a hindrance. If you're looking to access overseas ...
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.
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff Business - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
Foreign exchange reserves, often taken as a yardstick ... It happens to be the 5th wealthiest country in the world in terms of GDP per capita. Foreign direct investment and industrialisation have created a robust economy focused on industry, education ...
China January foreign direct investment rises in sign of confidence
Reuters - 2/18/2014 11:10:15 AM
"The double-digit growth in FDI in January answered the question of whether China's investment environment remains favorable," Shen said. "We expect foreign direct investment ... the chance to enter the world's most populous country. FDI inflows into ...
China’s Foreign Direct Investment Declines for Eighth Month
Bloomberg - 2/20/2013 2:07:13 AM
China’s foreign direct investment fell for an eighth month in January, a sign that the recovery in the world’s second-largest economy has yet to revive confidence among overseas companies ... leaving for other Asian countries, HSBC Holdings Plc ...
Chinese Outward Investment: More Opportunity Than Danger
The Heritage Foundation - 7/12/2011 11:54:12 PM
Abstract: Chinese investment in the rest of the world ... Fraud inquiries into stock exchange listings of China-based firms are dangerous with respect to access to many foreign markets, not just the U.S. More important are direct subsidies provided ...
Importance of Investment in the Global Economy
U.S. Department of State - 9/5/2010 11:56:47 PM
We have seen inward foreign direct investment stock ... our countries open for business and sustain a commitment to principles of fair competition in our own markets and global markets. We in the U.S. are strong believers in the importance of foreign ...
UK missing out on recovery in foreign investment, says UN report
theguardian.com - 6/24/2014 5:01:54 PM
The annual World Investment Report from UN Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) shows that after a decline in 2012, global foreign direct investment ... developing countries took the lead in attracting overseas investment, which hit a record ...
All about tax implications of overseas investments
The Economic Times - 8/29/2011 4:23:34 PM
However, there are no tax-free luxuries from such investments for these may invite tax both in India and abroad. In fact, the tax implications in some cases can be quite complex. In addition, tax implications in the foreign country where the investment is ...