Thematic Map > Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad - World

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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, 2012

See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad bar chart

 

Country NameStock of direct foreign investment - abroad (US$)Year of Estimate
United States4,314,000,000,0002011
France1,860,000,000,0002011
United Kingdom1,773,000,000,0002011
Germany1,465,000,000,0002011
Hong Kong997,100,000,0002011
Netherlands977,000,000,0002011
Switzerland976,100,000,0002011
Belgium943,500,000,0002011
Japan873,300,000,0002011
Spain662,900,000,0002011
Canada661,800,000,0002011
Italy552,800,000,0002011
Australia443,500,000,0002011
Russia409,100,000,0002011
Sweden364,200,000,0002011
Singapore336,200,000,0002011
China322,000,000,0002011
Austria284,100,000,0002011
Ireland223,100,000,0002011
Denmark211,300,000,0002011
Korea, South190,400,000,0002011
Norway182,000,000,0002011
Finland145,600,000,0002011
Taiwan137,300,000,0002011
Brazil119,700,000,0002011
India109,900,000,0002011
Malaysia109,300,000,0002011
South Africa89,960,000,0002011
Mexico88,020,000,0002011
Israel69,830,000,0002011
Portugal64,250,000,0002011
New Zealand59,080,000,0002009
Chile56,090,000,0002011
United Arab Emirates55,930,000,0002011
Kuwait48,390,000,0002011
Poland43,340,000,0002011
Greece41,670,000,0002011
Indonesia40,570,000,0002011
Argentina30,940,000,0002011
Qatar30,540,000,0002011
Thailand30,510,000,0002011
Colombia25,830,000,0002011
Hungary20,560,000,0002011
Venezuela20,150,000,0002011
Turkey19,350,000,0002011
Tajikistan18,500,000,0002010
Saudi Arabia18,160,000,0002011
Kazakhstan18,120,000,0002011
Czech Republic16,820,000,0002011
Libya16,780,000,0002011
Niger10,250,000,0002011
Nigeria10,250,000,0002011
Iceland8,800,000,0002008
Bahrain8,777,000,0002011
Vietnam7,700,000,0002009
Slovenia7,592,000,0002011
Estonia7,524,000,0002011
Philippines6,612,000,0002011
Ecuador6,346,000,0002011
Angola6,346,000,0002011
Azerbaijan6,340,000,0002011
Egypt6,073,000,0002011
Croatia5,741,000,0002011
Cuba4,138,000,0002006
Trinidad and Tobago3,829,000,0002007
Slovakia3,320,000,0002011
Ukraine2,995,000,0002011
Iran2,521,000,0002011
Lithuania2,317,000,0002011
Peru2,205,000,0002011
Algeria1,914,000,0002011
Romania1,587,000,0002011
Pakistan1,419,000,0002011
Morocco1,329,000,0002011
Malta1,213,000,0002010
Latvia1,108,000,0002011
Bulgaria1,100,000,0002011
Macedonia564,000,0002009
Tunisia310,000,0002011
Uruguay300,000,0002009
Kenya300,000,0002011
Macau240,000,0002009
Costa Rica144,700,0002011
Bangladesh94,200,0002011
Moldova75,250,0002011
Dominica59,000,0002011
Dominican Republic59,000,0002011
Bolivia21,000,0002010
El Salvador7,000,0002011
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