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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
Demonizing Foreign Investors for the Sins of U.S. Tax Policy Is as Dangerous as It Is Absurd
CATO Institute - 7/29/2015 3:34:04 PM
U.S. multinationals are subject to double taxation—first at local tax rates in the foreign countries where they operate and then by the Internal Revenue Service at up to 35 percent (the highest rate among the world’s 34 richest economies), when profits ...
What stock market tumble means for China rest of world
MENAFN - 8/3/2015 1:33:36 PM
Among the biggest losers was Xiamen Overseas Chinese Electronic Co. a maker of TV sets off 27 per cent. DOES IT MEAN CHINA'S ECONOMY IS COLLAPSING? China's stock market has little direct ... Press Agency) Foreign Ministers of the countries of the Gulf ...
Q&A: What stock market tumble means for China, rest of world
Times Union - 7/31/2015 9:55:15 AM
Here's what the sell-off means for China's economy and other countries ... was Xiamen Overseas Chinese Electronic Co., a maker of TV sets, off 27 percent. DOES IT MEAN CHINA'S ECONOMY IS COLLAPSING? China's stock market has little direct connection ...
Record investment from overseas into Edinburgh
Edinburgh News - 7/31/2015 11:59:56 PM
MORE foreign companies are flocking to the Capital than ever before, it has been revealed – pumping millions of pounds into the city’s economy. July saw the biggest number of overseas firms ... number of foreign direct investments each month is ...
ETF Analysis: Vanguard International Stock
Investopedia - 8/3/2015 3:06:39 PM
The international equities held within VXUS provide investors a unique opportunity to diversify a portfolio in both developed and emerging markets around the world. The stock movement of companies based overseas does not always have a direct correlation to ...
Tuning out local panic, some foreign funds buy China stocks
Reuters - 7/31/2015 8:36:31 AM
China produces a fifth of the world's economic output, he said, but its shares are just 2.4 percent of MSCI's all-country index ... still keen to boost equity investment, some of this cash will find its way to the stock markets, Citi added.
Spotlight: China boosts world economy via investment, capacity cooperation
Eastday English - 7/31/2015 7:17:46 AM
Shrinking demand caused by the international financial crisis has forced China to alter its traditional way of contributing to world economy mainly by foreign ... countries along the routes. Data from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce showed that direct ...
Exclusive: China watchdog extends pursuit of short sellers to HK, Singapore - sources
Win 98.5 - 7/31/2015 3:00:04 AM
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China is pressing foreign ... over stock trading records, sources said, extending its pursuit of "malicious" short sellers of Chinese stocks to overseas jurisdictions. China's main share markets, both among the world's ...
Real World Economics: China's ominous markets meltdown
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 8/2/2015 11:54:34 AM
No, a stock ... but direct share ownership is very broad. And most households also may have money in "shadow" investment funds that are vulnerable to financial tremors. The problem is exacerbated by the fact that when Deng turned the country away from ...
Obamas 4th Trip To Africa: Major Investments And Deals Signal Africas Growth As A Hot Destination Of Foreign Direct Investment From The US
Modern Ghana - 7/29/2015 10:26:15 AM
It is geared towards fostering entrepreneurship around the world by ... Facilities in the country which, upon completion, will make up GE’s $250 million capital expenditure investment commitment to Nigeria that will create 2,300 direct and indirect ...
Are the world's most upbeat consumers feeling down?
Yahoo Finance - 7/28/2015 11:20:32 PM
such as declining foreign direct investment and a struggling retail environment," Leggett wrote in the report. Apart from the Philippines, where consumer sentiment rose seven points to reach the country's all-time high of 122, other Southeast Asian ...
China’s stock market is a high-stakes game of ‘chicken’ and most investors are stuck in the middle
The Business Insider - 7/30/2015 9:52:16 PM
China’s communist leaders declared back in the 1980s that “to get rich is glorious” and set the country on a path ... the government to prop up stock market valuations at high levels – does it lead to less foreign investment, entrepreneurship ...
Top stock picks for August
Motley Fool Australia - 8/3/2015 2:59:30 PM
Throw in the demand that a stock ... 20 countries, is a strong cash generator, operates in a defensive industry and has plenty of room to grow without requiring significant investment. This business offers defensively-minded Australian investors overseas ...
Citadel, a U.S. Hedge Fund, Has Account Suspended in China
New York Times - 8/4/2015 2:33:51 AM
HONG KONG — Chinese stock market regulators have suspended more than 30 trading accounts, including one owned by the brokerage unit of the big American hedge fund Citadel, as they continue trying to stabilize the country’s volatile markets.
China can’t defy laws of gravity: Other views
USA Today - 7/30/2015 6:31:50 PM
Stewart, The New York Times: “Even in the market-oriented United States, stock prices are not entirely free from government influence. ... But the United States has never embarked on the direct ... country deserves and the world needs.” Daniel Altman ...