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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, 2012See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad map
Japan's Vast Public Pension Fund to Double Stock Investment
News Max - 10/31/2014 9:35:25 AM
The 127.3 trillion yen ($1.1 trillion) Government Pension Investment Fund set allocation targets of 25 percent each for Japanese and overseas ... from 6 percent. Foreign stock investments will be assessed against the MSCI All-Country World Index, which ...
Japan's vast public pension fund says to double stock investment
Channel News Asia - 10/31/2014 9:59:53 PM
TOKYO: Japan's public pension fund - the world's biggest - said on Friday (Oct 31) it will double the amount of equities in its investment ... government and foreign bonds, with the remainder mostly in overseas and domestic stocks. Japan's massive pension ...
China Foreign Direct Investment at Four-Year Low
Wall Street Journal - 9/16/2014 3:00:48 PM
There is no evidence of capital flight from the ... since most foreign currency entering the country is generally sold to the central bank. China's outbound investment is increasing this year, but at a slower pace. Nonfinancial overseas direct investment ...
OPIC, Global Partnerships Bring Depth Of Experience To Impact Investing
Forbes - 10/22/2014 1:46:29 AM
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation ... bn portfolio of financing and insurance to support private investment in sustainable economic development, especially in the world’s poorest countries. Under Littlefield’s leadership, OPIC’s annual ...
Balance of payments posts $98 M in September
m.philstar.com - 10/20/2014 3:03:26 PM
The BOP is a summary of a country's transactions with the rest of the world. Components include trade, foreign direct and portfolio investments, and even remittances from Filipinos overseas.
Faith and Skepticism about Trade, Foreign Investment
pewglobal.org - 9/15/2014 11:58:52 PM
Trade and foreign investment engender both faith and skepticism around the world ... direct investment, either through the construction of new plants or through the acquisition of existing companies (as opposed to the purchase of stocks and bonds abroad ...
'India needs more world-class gold refineries to attract foreign direct investment'
The Economic Times - 10/5/2014 1:12:22 PM
Therefore, we need to have more world-class ... refinery in the country. A joint venture between state-owned MMTC and Switzerland-based PAMP SA, has set up its refinery near Gurgaon. Khosla stressed on the need to allow foreign direct investment (FDI ...
Pakistan as an investment destination
Business Recorder - 10/29/2014 11:06:41 PM
Foreign direct investment (FDI) is proactively sought by all countries - developing and developed alike ... Raising tariffs make our products uncompetitive in the world market thereby discouraging FDI. The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry President ...
Japan public pension fund to double stock investment
Gulf Times - 10/31/2014 6:53:46 PM
Japan’s public pension fund – the world’s biggest – said yesterday it will double the amount of equities in its investment portfolio ... government and foreign bonds, with the remainder mostly in overseas and domestic stocks.
Ireland 'top performer in the world' - IBM
Insider Media Limited - 10/30/2014 8:17:52 AM
Ireland has been ranked as the "top performer in the world" for the ... of added value for foreign direct investment (FDI) projects, according to the IBM 2014 Global Location Trends report. The report states that comparing countries on what projects ...
Foreign Investment Routes: The FDI And FPI
Investopedia - 10/22/2014 5:21:14 AM
The former is an example of direct investment ... who can afford to invest directly overseas, the average investor is quite likely to be involved in FPI, knowingly or unknowingly. Every time you buy foreign stocks or bonds either directly or through ...
Recalibrating India’s foreign policy
The Hindu - 10/31/2014 7:22:24 PM
It is, therefore, an appropriate time to take stock of the underlying changes in the directions of India’s foreign policy ... technological objectives abroad — ‘India First’; has identified the specific role each country could play in achieving ...
Iran's economy moving from bad to less bad
CNBC - 9/23/2014 1:16:27 AM
As Iranian President Hassan Rouhani prepares to address the United Nations and the world from New York, his ... Iranian stocks: "The Iranian market is more resilient to bad news than other parts of the world, because there is less of a foreign investment ...
A 'Forever Stock' Poised For Global Domination
StreetAuthority - 10/30/2014 9:10:57 PM
At the end of the most recent quarter, Starbucks had over $664 million in foreign currencies hedged. Meaning it can generate profits abroad ... see, stocks like Starbucks belong to a special group of securities I call "Forever" stocks. These are world ...
Ballots or Bullets: Democracy and World Power
Global Research - 10/31/2014 2:07:26 PM
Over a million refugees and 200,000 dead Syrians were a direct result of Washington’s decision to pursue “regime change” via armed conflict. China has become the world’s largest economy. It has become a leading investment and trading country in the ...