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Economy > Foreign direct investment > Net inflows > BoP > Current US$: 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 inflows in the reporting economy. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United Kingdom 158.8 billion BoP $ 2005
2 Luxembourg 109.89 billion BoP $ 2005
3 United States 109.75 billion BoP $ 2005
4 China 79.13 billion BoP $ 2005
5 France 70.69 billion BoP $ 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 61.17 billion BoP $ 2005
6 Netherlands 40.42 billion BoP $ 2005
7 Hong Kong 35.9 billion BoP $ 2005
8 Canada 34.15 billion BoP $ 2005
9 Germany 32.03 billion BoP $ 2005
10 Belgium 31.96 billion BoP $ 2005
11 Spain 22.79 billion BoP $ 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 22.29 billion BoP $ 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 21.89 billion BoP $ 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 21.85 billion BoP $ 2005
European Union average (profile) 20.18 billion BoP $ 2005
12 Singapore 20.07 billion BoP $ 2005
13 Italy 19.59 billion BoP $ 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 18.93 billion BoP $ 2005
14 Mexico 18.77 billion BoP $ 2005
15 Switzerland 15.42 billion BoP $ 2005
16 Brazil 15.19 billion BoP $ 2005
17 Russia 15.15 billion BoP $ 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 14.29 billion BoP $ 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 11.64 billion BoP $ 2004
18 Sweden 10.68 billion BoP $ 2005
19 Colombia 10.37 billion BoP $ 2005
20 Turkey 9.8 billion BoP $ 2005
21 Poland 9.6 billion BoP $ 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 9.32 billion BoP $ 2005
22 Austria 9.06 billion BoP $ 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 8.47 billion BoP $ 2005
Europe average (profile) 8.2 billion BoP $ 2004
23 Ukraine 7.81 billion BoP $ 2005
24 Chile 6.67 billion BoP $ 2005
25 Romania 6.63 billion BoP $ 2005
26 India 6.6 billion BoP $ 2005
27 Hungary 6.44 billion BoP $ 2005
28 South Africa 6.26 billion BoP $ 2005
29 Israel 5.59 billion BoP $ 2005
30 Egypt 5.38 billion BoP $ 2005
31 Indonesia 5.26 billion BoP $ 2005
32 Denmark 5.24 billion BoP $ 2005
33 Argentina 4.73 billion BoP $ 2005
34 Thailand 4.53 billion BoP $ 2005
35 Czech Republic 4.45 billion BoP $ 2004
36 South Korea 4.34 billion BoP $ 2005
37 Finland 3.98 billion BoP $ 2005
38 Malaysia 3.97 billion BoP $ 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 3.79 billion BoP $ 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 3.36 billion BoP $ 2004
39 Norway 3.29 billion BoP $ 2005
40 Japan 3.21 billion BoP $ 2005
41 Portugal 3.2 billion BoP $ 2005
42 Estonia 3 billion BoP $ 2005
43 Venezuela 2.96 billion BoP $ 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 2.92 billion BoP $ 2005
44 Bulgaria 2.61 billion BoP $ 2005
45 Lebanon 2.57 billion BoP $ 2005
46 Peru 2.52 billion BoP $ 2005
47 Iceland 2.47 billion BoP $ 2005
South Asia average (profile) 2.4 billion BoP $ 2005
48 Sudan 2.3 billion BoP $ 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 2.27 billion BoP $ 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 2.19 billion BoP $ 2005
49 Pakistan 2.18 billion BoP $ 2005
50 Nigeria 2.01 billion BoP $ 2005
51 New Zealand 1.98 billion BoP $ 2005
52 Kazakhstan 1.97 billion BoP $ 2005
53 Vietnam 1.95 billion BoP $ 2005
54 Slovakia 1.91 billion BoP $ 2005
55 Equatorial Guinea 1.86 billion BoP $ 2005
56 Croatia 1.76 billion BoP $ 2005
57 Azerbaijan 1.68 billion BoP $ 2005
58 Ecuador 1.65 billion BoP $ 2005
59 Morocco 1.55 billion BoP $ 2005
60 Jordan 1.53 billion BoP $ 2005
61 Serbia and Montenegro 1.48 billion BoP $ 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 1.2 billion BoP $ 2005
62 Cyprus 1.18 billion BoP $ 2005
63 Philippines 1.13 billion BoP $ 2005
64 Trinidad and Tobago 1.1 billion BoP $ 2005
65 Algeria 1.08 billion BoP $ 2005
66 Lithuania 1.03 billion BoP $ 2005
67 Panama 1.03 billion BoP $ 2005
68 Dominican Republic 1.02 billion BoP $ 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 1 billion BoP $ 2005
69 Costa Rica 861.04 million BoP $ 2005
70 Bangladesh 802.49 million BoP $ 2005
71 Macau 781.09 million BoP $ 2004
72 Latvia 730 million BoP $ 2005
73 Congo, Republic of the 724.02 million BoP $ 2005
74 Tunisia 722.97 million BoP $ 2005
75 Oman 715.21 million BoP $ 2005
76 Uruguay 710.56 million BoP $ 2005
77 Chad 705 million BoP $ 2005
78 Jamaica 682.48 million BoP $ 2005
79 Greece 639.72 million BoP $ 2005
failed states average (profile) 604.8 million BoP $ 2005
80 Slovenia 540.53 million BoP $ 2005
81 El Salvador 517.45 million BoP $ 2005
82 Tanzania 473.4 million BoP $ 2005
83 Honduras 463.9 million BoP $ 2005
84 Georgia 449.78 million BoP $ 2005
85 Syria 427 million BoP $ 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 426.62 million BoP $ 2005
86 Democratic Republic of the Congo 402 million BoP $ 2005
87 Cambodia 379.18 million BoP $ 2005
88 The Bahamas 360.3 million BoP $ 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 344.73 million BoP $ 2005
89 Belarus 305 million BoP $ 2005
=90 Gabon 300 million BoP $ 2005
=90 Burma 300 million BoP $ 2005
92 Bosnia and Herzegovina 299.03 million BoP $ 2005
93 Botswana 278.59 million BoP $ 2005
94 Sri Lanka 272.4 million BoP $ 2005
95 Cote d'Ivoire 265.72 million BoP $ 2005
96 Ethiopia 265.11 million BoP $ 2005
97 Albania 262.48 million BoP $ 2005
98 Zambia 259 million BoP $ 2005
99 Armenia 258.23 million BoP $ 2005
100 Uganda 257.06 million BoP $ 2005
101 Kuwait 250.34 million BoP $ 2005
102 Nicaragua 241.4 million BoP $ 2005
103 Guatemala 207.99 million BoP $ 2005
104 Moldova 198.7 million BoP $ 2005
105 Liberia 193.96 million BoP $ 2005
106 Mongolia 182.3 million BoP $ 2005
107 Mali 159.02 million BoP $ 2005
108 Belize 126.11 million BoP $ 2005
109 Aruba 118.88 million BoP $ 2005
110 Mauritania 115 million BoP $ 2005
111 Mozambique 107.85 million BoP $ 2005
112 Saint Lucia 107.74 million BoP $ 2005
113 Ghana 106.5 million BoP $ 2005
114 Zimbabwe 102.8 million BoP $ 2005
115 Guinea 102 million BoP $ 2005
116 Lesotho 91.91 million BoP $ 2005
117 Seychelles 82.38 million BoP $ 2005
118 Guyana 76.8 million BoP $ 2005
119 Netherlands Antilles 73.46 million BoP $ 2005
120 Paraguay 63.5 million BoP $ 2005
121 Barbados 61.95 million BoP $ 2005
122 Turkmenistan 61.54 million BoP $ 2005
123 Sierra Leone 58.55 million BoP $ 2005
124 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 55.6 million BoP $ 2005
125 Tajikistan 54.48 million BoP $ 2005
126 Cape Verde 54.44 million BoP $ 2005
127 Senegal 54 million BoP $ 2005
128 The Gambia 51.93 million BoP $ 2005
129 Saint Kitts and Nevis 47.11 million BoP $ 2005
130 Uzbekistan 45.39 million BoP $ 2005
131 Kyrgyzstan 42.57 million BoP $ 2005
132 Mauritius 39.15 million BoP $ 2005
133 Papua New Guinea 33.59 million BoP $ 2005
134 Iran 30 million BoP $ 2005
135 Madagascar 28.88 million BoP $ 2005
136 Laos 27.7 million BoP $ 2005
137 Grenada 26.33 million BoP $ 2005
138 Dominica 26.06 million BoP $ 2005
139 Somalia 24 million BoP $ 2005
140 Djibouti 22.65 million BoP $ 2005
141 Kenya 21.21 million BoP $ 2005
142 Benin 21 million BoP $ 2005
143 Burkina Faso 19.5 million BoP $ 2005
144 Cameroon 18 million BoP $ 2005
145 Vanuatu 13.25 million BoP $ 2005
146 Niger 11.93 million BoP $ 2005
147 Eritrea 11.38 million BoP $ 2005
148 Guinea-Bissau 10 million BoP $ 2005
149 Haiti 9.52 million BoP $ 2005
150 Maldives 9.49 million BoP $ 2005
151 Rwanda 8.03 million BoP $ 2005
152 French Polynesia 7.82 million BoP $ 2005
153 Sao Tome and Principe 7 million BoP $ 2005
154 Central African Republic 6 million BoP $ 2005
155 Tonga 4.53 million BoP $ 2005
156 Malawi 3 million BoP $ 2005
157 Togo 2.69 million BoP $ 2005
158 Nepal 2.45 million BoP $ 2005
159 Comoros 1,000,000 BoP $ 2005
160 Bhutan 773,333.3 BoP $ 2005
161 Burundi 584,701.7 BoP $ 2005
162 Solomon Islands -817,493.7 BoP $ 2005
163 Samoa -3,652,020 BoP $ 2005
164 Fiji -3,784,676 BoP $ 2005
165 New Caledonia -6,732,182 BoP $ 2005
166 Swaziland -16,180,950 BoP $ 2005
167 Yemen -265,647,300 BoP $ 2005
168 Bolivia -276,620,000 BoP $ 2005
169 Angola -1,303,860,000 BoP $ 2005
170 Ireland -29,730,370,000 BoP $ 2005
171 Australia -34,420,220,000 BoP $ 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Foreign direct investment > Net inflows > BoP > Current US$. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Foreign-direct-investment/Net-inflows/BoP/Current-US$

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Interesting observations about Economy > Foreign direct investment > Net inflows > BoP > Current US$

  • Hong Kong ranked first for foreign direct investment > net inflows > boP > current US$ amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • United States ranked first for foreign direct investment > net inflows > boP > current US$ amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • United Kingdom ranked first for foreign direct investment > net inflows > boP > current US$ globally in 2005.
  • Turkey ranked first for foreign direct investment > net inflows > boP > current US$ amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • China ranked first for foreign direct investment > net inflows > boP > current US$ amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Luxembourg ranked first for foreign direct investment > net inflows > boP > current US$ amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • South Africa ranked first for foreign direct investment > net inflows > boP > current US$ amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2005.
  • Mexico ranked first for foreign direct investment > net inflows > boP > current US$ amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2005.
  • Russia ranked first for foreign direct investment > net inflows > boP > current US$ amongst Former Soviet republics in 2005.
  • France ranked second for foreign direct investment > net inflows > boP > current US$ amongst Catholic countries in 2005.
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