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Economy > 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 country to the rest of the world and is divided by GDP.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Luxembourg 321.34% 2005
2 Iceland 44.25% 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 24.14% 2005
3 Netherlands 22.5% 2005
4 Hong Kong 18.32% 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 16.97% 2005
European Union average (profile) 15.7% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 15.66% 2005
5 Switzerland 14.2% 2005
6 Azerbaijan 9.72% 2005
7 Bahrain 8.7% 2005
8 Belgium 8.11% 2005
9 Sweden 7.71% 2005
10 Ireland 6.82% 2005
11 France 6.28% 2005
12 Kuwait 5.83% 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 5.28% 2005
13 Norway 4.82% 2005
14 Singapore 4.73% 2005
15 United Kingdom 4.71% 2005
16 Estonia 4.65% 2005
17 Cyprus 4.11% 2004
18 Colombia 3.78% 2005
19 Denmark 3.7% 2005
20 Spain 3.46% 2005
21 Austria 3.29% 2005
22 Lebanon 3.26% 2005
23 Canada 3.07% 2005
24 Fiji 2.85% 1999
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.73% 2005
25 Finland 2.35% 2005
26 Italy 2.31% 2005
27 Malaysia 2.28% 2005
28 Israel 2.02% 2005
29 Kyrgyzstan 1.99% 2004
30 Chile 1.86% 2005
31 Slovenia 1.83% 2005
32 Russia 1.69% 2005
33 Germany 1.68% 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 1.61% 2004
34 Lithuania 1.34% 2005
35 El Salvador 1.28% 2005
36 Hungary 1.21% 2005
37 Bulgaria 1.15% 2005
38 Seychelles 1.11% 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 1.11% 2005
39 Indonesia 1.07% 2005
40 Jamaica 1.06% 2005
41 Venezuela 1.04% 2005
=42 Japan 1% 2005
=42 Poland 1% 2005
=44 Central African Republic 0.84% 1994
=44 Mexico 0.84% 2005
46 Latvia 0.8% 2005
47 Mauritius 0.75% 2005
48 Czech Republic 0.68% 2005
49 Angola 0.67% 2005
=50 Portugal 0.65% 2005
=50 Greece 0.65% 2005
52 Argentina 0.63% 2005
53 Croatia 0.59% 2005
54 South Korea 0.55% 2005
=55 Samoa 0.51% 2005
=55 China 0.51% 2005
57 Comoros 0.44% 1990
58 South Africa 0.38% 2005
=59 Libya 0.33% 2005
=59 Ukraine 0.33% 2005
61 Brazil 0.32% 2005
=62 Turkey 0.3% 2005
=62 Barbados 0.3% 2005
64 Gabon 0.26% 2003
65 Vanuatu 0.25% 2005
=66 India 0.22% 2003
=66 Guinea-Bissau 0.22% 2003
68 Thailand 0.17% 2005
=69 Philippines 0.16% 2005
=69 Sri Lanka 0.16% 2005
71 Morocco 0.15% 2005
72 Armenia 0.14% 2005
=73 Papua New Guinea 0.13% 2005
=73 Aruba 0.13% 2002
75 Vietnam 0.12% 2005
=76 Benin 0.11% 2003
=76 Algeria 0.11% 1991
=78 Mauritania 0.1% 1988
=78 Cambodia 0.1% 2005
=78 Peru 0.1% 2003
=78 Egypt 0.1% 2005
82 Belize 0.09% 2005
83 Paraguay 0.08% 2005
=84 Slovakia 0.07% 2003
=84 Zimbabwe 0.07% 1994
=84 United States 0.07% 2005
=84 Kiribati 0.07% 1994
=88 Jordan 0.06% 2001
=88 Burundi 0.06% 1999
=90 Albania 0.05% 2005
=90 Kenya 0.05% 2005
=90 Chad 0.05% 1994
=93 Senegal 0.04% 2003
=93 Pakistan 0.04% 2005
=93 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.04% 2001
=96 Bolivia 0.03% 2005
=96 Mali 0.03% 2003
=96 Tunisia 0.03% 2005
=99 Burkina Faso 0.02% 2001
=99 The Bahamas 0.02% 1998
=99 Tonga 0.02% 1991
=102 Cameroon 0.01% 1995
=102 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.01% 2005
=102 Bangladesh 0.01% 2004
=102 Guinea 0.01% 1996
=102 Nigeria 0.01% 1979
=102 Cape Verde 0.01% 2005
=102 Lesotho 0.01% 2004
=102 Belarus 0.01% 2005
=110 Congo, Republic of the -0.01% 2003
=110 Moldova -0.01% 2005
=112 Romania -0.03% 2005
=112 Uruguay -0.03% 2005
114 Niger -0.08% 2002
115 Costa Rica -0.21% 2005
116 Kazakhstan -0.26% 2005
117 Netherlands Antilles -0.28% 1985
118 Togo -0.36% 2003
119 Namibia -0.38% 2004
120 Sao Tome and Principe -0.41% 1988
121 Haiti -0.45% 1991
122 Malta -0.53% 2005
123 Botswana -0.54% 2005
124 Sierra Leone -0.63% 2005
125 Swaziland -0.92% 2005
126 New Zealand -1.02% 2005
127 Georgia -1.4% 2005
128 Trinidad and Tobago -2.11% 2003
129 Australia -4.82% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Foreign direct investment > Net outflows > % of GDP. 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-outflows/%-of-GDP

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