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Economy > Balance of payments > Capital and financial account > Foreign direct investment > Net outflows > % of GDP: Countries Compared

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 outflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world and is divided by GDP.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Luxembourg 428.12% 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 28.04% 2009
2 Iceland 18.15% 2009
European Union average (profile) 17.64% 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) 17.42% 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 17.29% 2009
3 Cyprus 15.21% 2008
4 Ireland 10.64% 2009
Europe average (profile) 9.42% 2008
5 Estonia 8.23% 2009
6 Norway 8.07% 2009
7 Sweden 7.86% 2009
8 Kuwait 6.14% 2008
9 France 5.55% 2009
10 Switzerland 5.47% 2009
11 Chile 4.88% 2009
12 Malaysia 4.15% 2009
13 Australia 3.67% 2008
14 Russia 3.61% 2009
15 Netherlands 3.55% 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 3.54% 2008
16 European Union 3.38% 2009
17 Singapore 3.28% 2009
18 Lebanon 3.26% 2009
19 Canada 3.02% 2009
20 Trinidad and Tobago 2.7% 2008
21 Kazakhstan 2.67% 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.57% 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 2.38% 2009
22 Barbados 2.23% 2009
23 United Kingdom 2.15% 2009
24 Denmark 2.08% 2009
=25 Italy 2.07% 2009
=25 Croatia 2.07% 2009
27 United States 1.9% 2009
28 Libya 1.87% 2009
29 Germany 1.8% 2009
30 Cameroon 1.76% 2009
31 Finland 1.61% 2009
32 Thailand 1.56% 2009
33 Japan 1.47% 2009
34 Austria 1.43% 2009
35 Colombia 1.29% 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 1.28% 2009
36 Mongolia 1.28% 2009
37 India 1.13% 2009
38 Senegal 0.96% 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 0.954% 2009
=39 Oman 0.88% 2009
=39 China 0.88% 2009
=41 Mexico 0.87% 2009
=41 Gabon 0.87% 2005
43 Central African Republic 0.84% 1994
44 Vietnam 0.78% 2009
45 Azerbaijan 0.76% 2009
46 Seychelles 0.75% 2009
47 Poland 0.68% 2009
48 Czech Republic 0.67% 2009
49 Greece 0.64% 2009
50 South Africa 0.63% 2009
51 Armenia 0.61% 2009
=52 Burkina Faso 0.6% 2008
=52 Israel 0.6% 2009
54 Saudi Arabia 0.58% 2009
55 Venezuela 0.56% 2009
56 Indonesia 0.55% 2009
57 Lithuania 0.54% 2009
=58 Portugal 0.53% 2009
=58 Spain 0.53% 2009
60 Morocco 0.52% 2009
61 Jamaica 0.51% 2009
62 Slovakia 0.47% 2009
63 Niger 0.46% 2008
64 Solomon Islands 0.45% 2009
65 Mauritius 0.44% 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 0.439% 2009
66 Slovenia 0.35% 2009
=67 Albania 0.3% 2009
=67 Peru 0.3% 2009
=67 Malta 0.3% 2007
70 Jordan 0.29% 2009
71 Turkey 0.25% 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 0.232% 2009
=72 Swaziland 0.23% 2009
=72 Argentina 0.23% 2009
74 Philippines 0.22% 2009
75 Belarus 0.21% 2009
76 Cambodia 0.19% 2009
77 Tunisia 0.18% 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) 0.18% 1991
=78 Sao Tome and Principe 0.16% 2009
=78 Kenya 0.16% 2009
80 Brunei 0.15% 2006
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 0.149% 1993
=81 Ukraine 0.14% 2009
=81 Romania 0.14% 2009
=83 Serbia and Montenegro 0.13% 2009
=83 Moldova 0.13% 2009
85 Vanuatu 0.12% 2007
=86 Fiji 0.11% 2009
=86 Algeria 0.11% 1991
88 Congo, Republic of the 0.1% 2004
89 Nigeria 0.08% 2009
=90 Zimbabwe 0.07% 1994
=90 Guatemala 0.07% 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 0.0632% 1992
=92 Papua New Guinea 0.06% 2009
=92 Paraguay 0.06% 2009
=94 Chad 0.05% 1994
=94 Kiribati 0.05% 1994
=94 Burundi 0.05% 2008
=94 Sri Lanka 0.05% 2009
98 Iraq 0.04% 2008
=99 Costa Rica 0.03% 2009
=99 Belize 0.03% 2009
=99 Ghana 0.03% 2009
=99 Mozambique 0.03% 2009
103 Bolivia 0.02% 2009
=104 Mali 0.01% 2008
=104 Angola 0.01% 2009
=106 Ethiopia 0.0 2009
=106 Dominica 0.0 2009
=106 Liberia 0.0 2009
=106 Tanzania 0.0 2009
=106 Madagascar 0.0 2002
=106 Tajikistan 0.0 2009
=106 Malawi 0.0 1993
=106 Dominican Republic 0.0 2009
=106 Bangladesh 0.0 2009
=106 Guinea 0.0 2009
=106 Panama 0.0 2009
=106 Ecuador 0.0 2009
=106 Rwanda 0.0 2009
=106 Sierra Leone 0.0 2009
=106 Sudan 0.0 2009
=106 Nepal 0.0 2001
=106 Maldives 0.0 2009
=106 Suriname 0.0 2004
=106 Mauritania 0.0 1998
=106 Syria 0.0 2008
=106 Botswana 0.0 2009
=106 The Gambia 0.0 2009
=106 The Bahamas 0.0 2007
=106 Samoa 0.0 2009
=106 Equatorial Guinea 0.0 1996
=106 Lesotho 0.0 2009
=106 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.0 1990
=106 Saint Lucia 0.0 2009
=106 Somalia 0.0 1989
=106 Laos 0.0 2009
=106 Cote d'Ivoire 0.0 2009
=106 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.0 2009
=106 Tonga 0.0 2008
=106 Uganda 0.0 2009
=106 Haiti 0.0 2009
=106 Grenada 0.0 2009
=106 Uruguay 0.0 2009
=106 Djibouti 0.0 2009
=106 Antigua and Barbuda 0.0 2009
=106 Nicaragua 0.0 2009
=106 Zambia 0.0 2009
=106 Guyana 0.0 1985
=106 Honduras 0.0 2009
=106 Comoros 0.0 1995
=150 Georgia -0.01% 2009
=150 Cape Verde -0.01% 2009
=150 Pakistan -0.01% 2009
=150 Kyrgyzstan -0.01% 2009
154 Namibia -0.03% 2009
=155 Bosnia and Herzegovina -0.06% 2009
=155 Benin -0.06% 2008
157 Guinea-Bissau -0.1% 2008
158 Latvia -0.22% 2009
159 Netherlands Antilles -0.28% 1985
160 Bulgaria -0.29% 2009
161 Aruba -0.32% 2002
=162 New Zealand -0.55% 2009
=162 Togo -0.55% 2008
164 El Salvador -0.62% 2009
165 Brazil -0.64% 2009
166 Hungary -5.83% 2009
167 Bahrain -8.7% 2009
168 Belgium -16.7% 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Balance of payments > Capital and financial account > Foreign direct investment > Net outflows > % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", x. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Balance-of-payments/Capital-and-financial-account/Foreign-direct-investment/Net-outflows/%-of-GDP

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