|Rank||Country||Stock of direct foreign investment - at home (US$)|
|36||Trinidad and Tobago||102,000,000,000|
|43||United Arab Emirates||80,730,000,000|
Definition: This entry gives the cumulative US dollar value of all investments in the home country made directly by residents - primarily companies - of other countries 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 - at home map
Great Wall of Canadian Energy Keeps Chinese on Outside
Bloomberg - 12/6/2013 4:59:53 AM
Harper announced a year ago tomorrow that Canada will keep state-owned enterprises from acquiring oil sands businesses -- one of the last and biggest steps in an overhaul of foreign-investment review rules that govern takeovers of Canadian ...
Global foreign direct investment declined by 18% in 2012, annual report says
UNCTAD - 6/26/2013 10:17:52 PM
Global foreign direct investment ... developed countries, landlocked developing countries, and small island developing States – the report says. Developing economies’ FDI outflows reached $426 billion, a record 31 per cent of the world total.
Changing foreign aid: can more groups 'buy local'?
The Christian Science Monitor - 12/6/2013 9:42:02 PM
A reformist government and an easing of sanctions mean that Myanmar (formerly Burma), a former pariah state in Western eyes, is increasingly open for business. But as Western investment and aid start flowing into this once-isolated nation, many ...
MultiLing Hires Translation Industry Leader to Direct Technology Investments
markets.financialcontent.com - 12/9/2013 1:57:22 AM
He is expected to leverage MultiLing's recent investment from Frontier Capital to enhance the ... we're investing millions of dollars in the best people, processes and technologies available for the translation and filing of foreign patent applications ...
Investing in Foreign Stocks: ADRs and GDRs
Investopedia - 11/19/2013 1:26:48 PM
Investing in foreign stocks should be part of any investor's portfolio. Not only does it diversify your holdings, it offers plenty of opportunities to profit from trends and developments outside your home country. The U.S. currently accounts for nearly ...
Foreign Investment and U.S. National Security
Council on Foreign Relations - 9/27/2013 1:25:14 PM
The United States is both the world's largest foreign direct investor and the largest beneficiary of foreign direct investment (FDI). But like every sovereign country, it has sought ... for a shortage of savings at home. The United States routinely ranks ...
Obama Makes Attracting Foreign Investment Target of U.S. Effort
Bloomberg - 10/31/2013 9:27:28 PM
from almost 60 countries as well as economic development officials from the states, the White House said in a statement. The U.S. is the world’s most popular destination for capital, attracting a record $321 billion in foreign investments in ...
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
China is the fastest growing major economy in the world. It now has the world's third largest ... The country is known for its booming agricultural, mining, manufacturing and service sectors, as well as a large labour pool. Brazilian exports are currently ...
Resource-Backed Investment Finance in Least Developed Countries
The Huffington Post - 9/23/2013 8:46:38 PM
This post was co-authored with Håvard Halland, Economist at the World Bank In ... of resource-related investments have in fact been receiving more Foreign Direct Investment than other more advanced developing countries as a share of gross ...
'Indian firms' investments abroad fall sharply in H1'
MoneyControl.com - 12/4/2013 11:35:57 AM
"This makes the argument of some sceptics fall flat on its head since it was being contended that Indian firms were investing abroad because of the policy paralysis at home," the Assocham study said. Net foreign investment by India to the rest of the world ...
Policymakers Must Remove The Barriers To Foreign Investment In The United States
Forbes - 10/30/2013 10:58:43 AM
No country has been a stronger magnet for foreign direct investment than the United States. Roughly 17 percent of the world’s $22 trillion stock of FDI is deployed in the U.S. economy – triple the stock in the next largest destination.
Nigeria’s Foreign Direct Investment Is Over $20bn – Okonjo-Iweala
channelstv.com - 11/11/2013 4:06:37 PM
At a press conference in Abuja on the 2014 World Economic Forum on Africa to be held in Nigeria, the minister assured Nigerians that the insecurity in the north eastern part of the country had not reduced foreign direct investment. “In spite of the ...
China Leads In Foreign Direct Investment
Forbes - 11/4/2012 11:56:25 PM
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) For the first time since 2003, China has surpassed the United States as the world’s largest recipient of global foreign direct investment ... site in the country, a 1.6 billion yuan ($250 million) investment covering ...
Emerging markets seek savers at home as foreign money drains away
Business Recorder - 12/8/2013 11:48:31 PM
The volatility prompted by signs of an eventual turn in US monetary policy has not only underscored emerging markets' reliance ... So in a world where Western central banks will no longer be pumping money and could even start raising interest ...
Foreign direct investment to Africa increases, defying global trend for 2012
UNCTAD - 6/26/2013 10:17:52 PM
Foreign direct ... investment is investment in businesses or economic sectors that are new to a given recipient country. In terms of sources of FDI, TNCs from emerging markets are increasingly active in Africa, the report notes. Measured by FDI stock ...