|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
More and Better Foreign Direct Investment
CATO Institute - 11/21/2014 2:11:10 PM
No country has ever been a stronger magnet for FDI than the United States. Valued at $4.9 trillion in 2013, the U.S. stock of inward FDI accounted for 19 percent of the world total ... the importance of foreign direct investment to the U.S. economy ...
Sebi directs foreign investors to comply with P-Note norms
Economic Times - 11/24/2014 8:12:41 PM
P-Notes are mostly used by overseas ... through registered foreign institutional investors, while saving on time and costs associated with direct registrations. However, there have been often concerns about misuse of this route. The investments through ...
Countries with the largest stock of direct foreign investment, abroad
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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 ... the stock exchange). Assets acquired from abroad by foreign ...
World’s Longest Stock Gain Has Top Malaysia Fund Piling Cash
Bloomberg - 11/25/2014 9:20:05 AM
The manager of Malaysia’s top-performing stock fund is boosting cash holdings as slowing profit growth weighs on the world’s longest-running bull market. Eastspring Investments ... the MSCI All-Country World Index. Exchange data show foreign investors ...
Risky rewards for China’s overseas investment boom
Oman Observer 43 - 11/25/2014 5:55:29 PM
China’s inexorable economic rise is set to see it become a net global investor after decades of Western money flowing into the country ... market access. Overseas direct investment (ODI) has since ballooned — along with China’s foreign exchange ...
China is Buying the World, But at What Cost?
cubiclane.com - 11/20/2014 2:09:22 AM
Soon China will invest more money outside of its borders than it receives from foreign investment ... due to rising wages the country is less attractive to multinationals and in the other direction, Chinese investments abroad have increased by 18% over ...
Why foreign investors are leaving Nigeria Stock Exchange
Vanguard - 11/18/2014 3:40:37 PM
Excerpts: Alhaji Gbadebo Olatokunbo, shareholder activist: I will describe the foreign investors as casino players. I have been a stock ... investment. They would rather give them pocket money. All the things that are happening to us here do not happen abroad.
China overseas direct investment seen rising 10 percent a year
Reuters - 10/22/2014 1:53:39 AM
The Chinese government's push to stoke overseas investment is part of an effort to slow the rise of its foreign currency ... we lack to manufacture for the world's consumer is very normal." In 2013, China's non-financial direct investment overseas amounted ...
Global Investing: Are Foreign Stocks Attractive?
Seeking Alpha - 11/14/2014 9:47:27 AM
But are foreign stocks ... I allocate abroad? To illustrate global market anomalies, we'll use Vanguard ETFs. Vanguard has created a number of low-cost, passive funds that divide world markets in a sensible manner. Table 1 presents country weightings ...
Ethiopia - Africa's Third Largest Recipient of Foreign Direct Investment
AllAfrica - 6/28/2014 11:59:29 PM
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 ...
Asia tops the world in foreign direct investment, according to new UNCTAD report
UNCTAD - 6/24/2014 4:47:35 PM
Asia continues to be the world's top recipient region of foreign direct ... and foreign investment is set to grow in industries such as telecommunications. Regional integration, connectivity and FDI prospects. For some low-income countries in developing ...
Albania welcomes more overseas visitors
The Move Channel - 11/24/2014 4:16:27 PM
Albania is welcoming a growing number of visitors from overseas, as tourism jumps by almost a quarter in the past year. New figures from the country's national ... making a concerted push to support Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), lowering company ...
The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: A Focus on Foreign Direct Investment
Brookings - 7/11/2014 7:59:11 AM
In this second installment of the Africa Leaders Summit series, AGI examines the trends of U.S. foreign direct investment in ... sub-Saharan African countries abroad. China, on the other hand, invested 3.4 percent of its FDI stock abroad in the region ...
Foreign investment into UK is highest in Europe and second highest in world
CITY A.M. - 7/20/2014 11:30:25 AM
The UK's foreign direct investment ... in its FDI stock from the previous year. Only the USA had a higher value than the UK, reaching the considerable sum of $4,935bn in FDI stock: over twice as much as any other country in the world.