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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Economy > Net foreign investment

DEFINITION: Net foreign direct investment inflows (as % of GDP, 2000). A negative value indicates that the capital flowing out of the country exceeds that flowing in.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Sao Tome and Principe 21.5% 2000
2 Angola 19.2% 2000
3 Lesotho 13.1% 2000
4 Seychelles 9.1% 2000
5 Equatorial Guinea 8.9% 2000
6 Zambia 6.9% 2000
7 Mauritius 6.1% 2000
8 Eritrea 5.8% 2000
9 Mozambique 3.7% 2000
10 Uganda 3.6% 2000
11 Sudan 3.4% 2000
=12 Mali 3.3% 2000
=12 The Gambia 3.3% 2000
14 Gabon 3% 2000
15 Malawi 2.7% 2000
16 Nigeria 2.6% 2000
17 Togo 2.5% 2000
18 Senegal 2.4% 2000
=19 Guinea 2.1% 2000
=19 Ghana 2.1% 2000
=19 Madagascar 2.1% 2000
22 Cape Verde 1.8% 2000
23 Burundi 1.7% 2000
24 Benin 1.4% 2000
=25 Kenya 1.1% 2000
=25 Chad 1.1% 2000
=25 Zimbabwe 1.1% 2000
=25 Cote d'Ivoire 1.1% 2000
=29 Rwanda 0.8% 2000
=29 South Africa 0.8% 2000
=29 Niger 0.8% 2000
=29 Ethiopia 0.8% 2000
33 Botswana 0.6% 2000
=34 Central African Republic 0.5% 2000
=34 Burkina Faso 0.5% 2000
=34 Mauritania 0.5% 2000
=37 Cameroon 0.4% 2000
=37 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.4% 2000
39 Sierra Leone 0.2% 2000
=40 Guinea-Bissau 0.0 2000
=40 Djibouti 0.0 2000
=40 Comoros 0.0 2000
43 Swaziland -3% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Net foreign investment. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", calculated on the basis of data on foreign direct investment and GDP from World Bank. 2002. World Development Indicators 2002. CD-ROM. Washington, DC; aggregates calculated for the Human Development Report Office by the World Bank. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Economy/Net-foreign-investment

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Economy > Net foreign investment

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  • Angola ranked first for net foreign investment amongst Hot countries in 2000.
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  • Kazakhstan ranked first for net foreign investment amongst Muslim countries in 2000.
  • Sao Tome and Principe ranked first for net foreign investment amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2000.
  • Nicaragua ranked first for net foreign investment amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2000.
  • Laos ranked first for net foreign investment amongst Former French colonies in 2000.
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis ranked first for net foreign investment amongst Former British colonies in 2000.
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  • Slovakia ranked first for net foreign investment amongst Catholic countries in 2000.
  • Estonia ranked first for net foreign investment amongst Former Soviet republics in 2000.
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