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
6Hong Kong1,391,999,975,424

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

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