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Economy > Balance of payments > Capital and financial account > Foreign direct investment > Net inflows in reporting econ: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Foreign direct investment (net) shows the net change in foreign investment in the reporting country. Foreign direct investment is defined as investment that is made to acquire a lasting management interest (usually of 10 percent of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in a country other than that of the investor (defined according to residency), the investor's purpose being an effective voice in the management of the enterprise. 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 in the reporting economy. Data are in current U.S. dollars.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China $78.19 billion 2009
2 Russia $37.13 billion 2009
3 India $34.58 billion 2009
4 Brazil $25.95 billion 2009
5 Chile $12.70 billion 2009
6 Kazakhstan $12.60 billion 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) $12.34 billion 2009
7 Mexico $11.42 billion 2009
8 Turkey $7.96 billion 2009
9 Vietnam $7.60 billion 2009
South Asia average (profile) $7.57 billion 2009
10 Colombia $7.26 billion 2009
11 Romania $6.31 billion 2009
12 Thailand $5.96 billion 2009
13 Nigeria $5.79 billion 2009
14 South Africa $5.63 billion 2009
15 Indonesia $4.88 billion 2009
16 Ukraine $4.82 billion 2009
17 Lebanon $4.80 billion 2009
18 Peru $4.76 billion 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) $4.70 billion 2009
19 Bulgaria $4.49 billion 2009
South and Central Asia average (profile) $4.09 billion 2009
20 Argentina $4.01 billion 2009
21 Sudan $2.92 billion 2009
22 Algeria $2.85 billion 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $2.68 billion 2009
23 Pakistan $2.39 billion 2009
24 Jordan $2.38 billion 2009
25 Congo, Republic of the $2.08 billion 2009
26 Dominican Republic $2.07 billion 2009
27 Philippines $1.95 billion 2009
28 Serbia and Montenegro $1.92 billion 2009
29 Belarus $1.88 billion 2009
30 Panama $1.77 billion 2009
31 Ghana $1.68 billion 2009
32 Malaysia $1.61 billion 2009
33 Tunisia $1.60 billion 2009
34 Syria $1.43 billion 2009
35 Madagascar $1.38 billion 2009
36 Turkmenistan $1.35 billion 2009
37 Costa Rica $1.35 billion 2009
38 Morocco $1.33 billion 2009
39 Uruguay $1.14 billion 2009
failed states average (profile) $1.04 billion 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) $1.02 billion 2009
40 Albania $977.97 million 2009
41 Democratic Republic of the Congo $951.40 million 2009
42 Mozambique $881.23 million 2009
43 Armenia $777.50 million 2009
44 Georgia $763.70 million 2009
45 Uzbekistan $750.00 million 2009
46 Niger $738.90 million 2009
47 Zambia $699.15 million 2009
48 Bangladesh $674.25 million 2009
49 Tanzania $645.00 million 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) $606.45 million 2009
50 Uganda $603.75 million 2009
51 Guatemala $565.80 million 2009
52 Jamaica $540.88 million 2009
53 Cambodia $530.15 million 2009
54 Honduras $500.40 million 2009
55 Azerbaijan $473.31 million 2009
56 Chad $461.81 million 2009
57 Mongolia $437.20 million 2009
58 Nicaragua $434.20 million 2009
59 El Salvador $430.60 million 2009
60 Papua New Guinea $424.04 million 2009
61 Bolivia $423.03 million 2009
62 Sri Lanka $404.00 million 2009
63 Cote d'Ivoire $380.87 million 2009
64 Liberia $378.00 million 2009
65 Cameroon $340.12 million 2009
66 Burma $322.98 million 2009
67 Ecuador $316.46 million 2009
68 Lithuania $306.70 million 2009
69 Paraguay $273.90 million 2009
70 Mauritius $256.68 million 2009
71 Seychelles $248.57 million 2009
72 Fiji $237.78 million 2009
73 Bosnia and Herzegovina $234.59 million 2009
74 Botswana $234.48 million 2009
75 Lesotho $218.04 million 2008
76 Senegal $207.55 million 2009
77 Laos $189.50 million 2009
78 Kyrgyzstan $189.38 million 2009
79 Afghanistan $185.00 million 2009
80 Burkina Faso $171.41 million 2009
81 Saint Lucia $156.46 million 2009
82 Guyana $144.27 million 2009
83 Guinea $140.85 million 2009
84 Kenya $140.52 million 2009
85 Saint Kitts and Nevis $133.57 million 2009
86 Cape Verde $119.59 million 2009
87 Rwanda $118.67 million 2009
88 Solomon Islands $117.65 million 2009
89 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $110.27 million 2009
90 Mali $109.10 million 2009
91 Somalia $108.00 million 2009
92 Djibouti $100.00 million 2009
93 Belize $95.39 million 2009
94 Ethiopia $93.57 million 2009
95 Benin $92.55 million 2009
96 Grenada $90.92 million 2009
97 Moldova $86.43 million 2009
98 Sierra Leone $74.29 million 2009
99 Swaziland $65.97 million 2009
100 Malawi $60.45 million 2009
101 Zimbabwe $60.00 million 2009
102 Dominica $50.33 million 2009
103 Togo $50.13 million 2009
104 The Gambia $47.02 million 2009
105 Central African Republic $42.25 million 2009
106 Nepal $38.18 million 2009
107 Haiti $37.95 million 2009
108 Bhutan $36.37 million 2009
109 Gabon $32.83 million 2009
110 Vanuatu $27.39 million 2009
111 Sao Tome and Principe $21.10 million 2009
112 Tajikistan $15.82 million 2009
113 Tonga $14.64 million 2009
114 Guinea-Bissau $13.96 million 2009
115 Burundi $9.90 million 2009
116 Maldives $9.60 million 2009
117 Comoros $9.09 million 2009
118 Samoa $1.35 million 2009
119 Eritrea $35,555.56 2009
120 Mauritania $-38,300,000.00 2009
121 Venezuela $-3,105,000,000.00 2009

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