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

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

Related News

Continued growth for Australia’s inward Foreign Direct Investment::
investinaustralia.com - 5/26/2016 5:49:49 PM
As Australia transitions from the end of the greatest mining boom in the country’s history, figures just released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that Australia’s stock of Inward Foreign Direct ... drop in overseas investment in ...

East of England attracts 40% more foreign direct investment
Senegal Actu - 5/25/2016 11:13:08 PM
Other key FDI destinations, such as Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland, all posted positive growth in 2015 but countries in Central and ... of the region when it comes to attracting overseas investment, a new study has claimed.

How International Issues Affect Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate
Yahoo Finance - 5/27/2016 5:12:51 PM
The biggest foreign residential ... economic trouble encourages a country's wealthiest citizens to invest in assets abroad when that option is feasible. In an effort to reduce China's economic slowdown after multiple stock market crashes in the summer ...

4 Countries Apple Inc. Needs to Invade
Investor Place - 5/18/2016 5:16:22 PM
The 10 Best Dividend Stocks in Tech Looking overseas, the combined populations of Apple’s Big Three (China, U.S. and Brazil) total 1.916 billion, but the remaining seven most populous countries ... government under Foreign Direct Investment programs.

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 ...

Vietnam Foreign Investment Opportunities and Trends
Thailand Business News - 5/27/2016 11:53:43 PM
If we look at the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI ... Other sectors are still relying heavily on components and raw material imports from abroad, so investment in the country (and related ROI) will have to be considered over a longer period of time.

The USA Toppled as World's Most Competitive Economy
Financial Content - 5/30/2016 1:56:01 PM
The IMD World Competitiveness Center, a research group within IMD business school, has published the ranking each year since 1989 and it is widely regarded as the foremost annual assessment of the competitiveness of countries. Professor Arturo Bris ...

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 ...

Chinese firms seek strategic sectors of Spain’s economy
FIS - 5/30/2016 3:00:26 PM
According to the activity log of Invest in Spain (agency under the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness) between 2013 and 2015, Galicia was target of EUR 465 million in direct foreign investment. Per country ... groups in the world) in the Galician ...

ESSAY | The Changing Nature of International Business : Globalization as a Continuum
indrastra.com - 5/30/2016 2:31:48 PM
Every country is involved at ... Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) Changes in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) As many economies have started opening up their doors for international trade and investment, the flow and stock of FDI have shown significant changes.

Northwestern region intensifies ties with diplomatic missions abroad
en.dangcongsan.vn - 5/28/2016 4:11:25 AM
The diplomats were also asked to facilitate the exports of northwestern enterprises to their host countries. The heads of diplomatic ... USD9 billion in foreign direct investment and USD160 million from NGOs.

Filipinos in Kuwait now 220,000, up by 14 percent compared to 2014: Envoy – Philippines marks Independence Day
Kuwait Times - 5/30/2016 8:29:43 PM
But Villa said there are downsides in the OFW phenomenon, because the best and brightest Filipinos are taking jobs abroad seeking greener pastures, and a few get in trouble with foreign ... in Philippines stocks. We also saw some direct investments from ...

Tanzania: World Bank Warns Tanzania Against Over-Reliance On China
AllAfrica - 5/30/2016 12:30:07 PM
China is one of Tanzania's biggest trading partners and an increasingly important source of development funds and foreign direct investments ... Suluhu Hassan by World Bank country director Bella Bird, the structural shift away from investment-propelled ...

Announcement: Webcast of voestalpine's Press Conference on the Financial Results for the BY 2015/16
prnewswire.com - 5/30/2016 2:03:10 PM
endeavor is the largest foreign investment made by any Austrian company in the USA to date. With around 500 Group companies and locations in more than 50 countries and on all five continents, voestalpine has been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since 1995.

Foreign investors welcome, but no place for tainted money: Sebi
Economic Times - 5/29/2016 4:34:41 PM
In an interaction here, the Sebi Chairman said India wants to encourage and promote long-term investments and would prefer foreign ... abroad by FPIs as market access products against securities held by it that are listed or are proposed to be listed on a ...


Embed this graph in your blog:

Only the top 10 countries will show.
Preview