Syrian Arab Republic - Foreign direct investment

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$) in Syrian Arab Republic was $0 as of 2014. Over the past 30 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $122,115,400 in 2002 and ($11,378,290) in 2006.

Definition: Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in an economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. This series shows net outflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.

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Year Value
1984 $687,235
1985 $33,683
1986 $44,771
1987 ($187,496)
1988 $2,014,457
1989 ($1,436,006)
1990 $2,688,254
1991 $23,426,030
1992 $5,469,892
1993 $769,301
1994 $970,110
1995 $1,000,000
1996 $1,607,304
1997 $4,446,766
1998 $2,128,617
1999 $20,136,750
2000 $43,597,350
2001 $9,080,699
2002 $122,115,400
2003 $55,709,640
2004 $54,305,030
2005 $79,836,240
2006 ($11,378,290)
2007 $2,040,258
2008 $1,521,362
2009 $0
2010 $0
2011 $0
2012 $0
2013 $0
2014 $0

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP) in Syrian Arab Republic was 0.005 as of 2007. Its highest value over the past 23 years was 0.566 in 2002, while its lowest value was -0.034 in 2006.

Definition: Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in an economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. This series shows net outflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world, and is divided by GDP.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.

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Year Value
1984 0.004
1985 0.000
1986 0.000
1987 -0.002
1988 0.019
1989 -0.015
1990 0.022
1991 0.180
1992 0.041
1993 0.006
1994 0.010
1995 0.009
1996 0.012
1997 0.031
1998 0.014
1999 0.127
2000 0.226
2001 0.043
2002 0.566
2003 0.255
2004 0.216
2005 0.277
2006 -0.034
2007 0.005

Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$) in Syrian Arab Republic was ($1,469,197,000.000) as of 2010. Over the past 33 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $0.000 in 1992 and ($2,569,548,000.000) in 2009.

Definition: Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows total net FDI. In BPM6, financial account balances are calculated as the change in assets minus the change in liabilities. Net FDI outflows are assets and net FDI inflows are liabilities. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

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Year Value
1977 $0.000
1978 $0.000
1979 $0.000
1980 $0.000
1981 $0.000
1982 $0.000
1983 $0.000
1984 $0.000
1985 $0.000
1986 $0.000
1987 $0.000
1988 $0.000
1989 $0.000
1990 $0.000
1991 $0.000
1992 $0.000
1993 ($109,000,000.000)
1994 ($251,000,000.000)
1995 ($100,000,000.000)
1996 ($89,000,000.000)
1997 ($80,000,000.000)
1998 ($82,000,000.000)
1999 ($263,000,000.000)
2000 ($270,000,000.000)
2001 ($110,000,000.000)
2002 ($115,000,000.000)
2003 ($160,000,000.000)
2004 ($275,000,000.000)
2005 ($500,000,000.000)
2006 ($659,000,000.000)
2007 ($1,241,959,000.000)
2008 ($1,465,623,000.000)
2009 ($2,569,548,000.000)
2010 ($1,469,197,000.000)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$) in Syrian Arab Republic was $1,469,197,000 as of 2010. Over the past 40 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $2,569,548,000 in 2009 and ($100,000) in 1970.

Definition: Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in the reporting economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.

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Year Value
1970 ($100,000)
1972 $10,000
1973 ($45,000)
1974 $10,000
1975 $140,000
1976 $100,000
1977 $90,000
1979 $40,000
1980 ($40,000)
1981 $40,000
1982 $95,000
1983 ($20,000)
1984 $50,000
1985 $15,000,000
1986 $20,000,000
1987 $22,000,000
1988 $27,000,000
1989 $30,000,000
1990 $40,000,000
1991 $54,000,000
1992 $57,000,000
1993 $109,000,000
1994 $251,000,000
1995 $100,000,000
1996 $89,000,000
1997 $80,000,000
1998 $82,000,000
1999 $263,000,000
2000 $270,000,000
2001 $110,000,000
2002 $115,000,000
2003 $160,000,000
2004 $275,000,000
2005 $500,000,000
2006 $659,000,000
2007 $1,241,959,000
2008 $1,465,623,000
2009 $2,569,548,000
2010 $1,469,197,000

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) in Syrian Arab Republic was 3.07 as of 2007. Its highest value over the past 37 years was 3.07 in 2007, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 1970.

Definition: Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows net inflows (new investment inflows less disinvestment) in the reporting economy from foreign investors, and is divided by GDP.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and Balance of Payments databases, World Bank, International Debt Statistics, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

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Year Value
1970 0.00
1972 0.00
1973 0.00
1974 0.00
1975 0.00
1976 0.00
1977 0.00
1979 0.00
1980 0.00
1981 0.00
1982 0.00
1983 0.00
1984 0.00
1985 0.09
1986 0.15
1987 0.19
1988 0.26
1989 0.30
1990 0.32
1991 0.42
1992 0.43
1993 0.80
1994 2.48
1995 0.88
1996 0.65
1997 0.55
1998 0.54
1999 1.66
2000 1.40
2001 0.52
2002 0.53
2003 0.73
2004 1.10
2005 1.73
2006 1.98
2007 3.07

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments