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Economy > Net foreign investment: Countries Compared

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 Saint Kitts and Nevis 30.6% 2000
2 Sao Tome and Principe 21.5% 2000
3 Angola 19.2% 2000
4 Malta 17.7% 2000
5 Lesotho 13.1% 2000
6 Slovakia 10.7% 2000
7 Nicaragua 10.6% 2000
=8 Vanuatu 9.4% 2000
=8 Guyana 9.4% 2000
10 Seychelles 9.1% 2000
=11 Czech Republic 9% 2000
=11 Grenada 9% 2000
=13 Trinidad and Tobago 8.9% 2000
=13 Bolivia 8.9% 2000
=13 Equatorial Guinea 8.9% 2000
16 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 8.4% 2000
17 Bulgaria 8.3% 2000
18 Estonia 7.8% 2000
19 Armenia 7.3% 2000
=20 Saint Lucia 6.9% 2000
=20 Zambia 6.9% 2000
=20 Kazakhstan 6.9% 2000
=20 Singapore 6.9% 2000
24 Jordan 6.7% 2000
25 Jamaica 6.2% 2000
=26 Mauritius 6.1% 2000
=26 Panama 6.1% 2000
28 Poland 5.9% 2000
29 Eritrea 5.8% 2000
30 Latvia 5.7% 2000
31 Brazil 5.5% 2000
=32 Ecuador 5.2% 2000
=32 The Bahamas 5.2% 2000
=32 Chile 5.2% 2000
35 Croatia 4.9% 2000
=36 Dominican Republic 4.8% 2000
=36 Honduras 4.8% 2000
38 Turkmenistan 4.5% 2000
39 Georgia 4.3% 2000
40 Laos 4.2% 2000
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 4.17% 2000
=41 Argentina 4.1% 2000
=41 Vietnam 4.1% 2000
43 Israel 4% 2000
=44 Dominica 3.9% 2000
=44 Cambodia 3.9% 2000
=44 Tunisia 3.9% 2000
47 Albania 3.8% 2000
=48 Venezuela 3.7% 2000
=48 Hungary 3.7% 2000
=48 Mozambique 3.7% 2000
=51 Solomon Islands 3.6% 2000
=51 China 3.6% 2000
=51 Uganda 3.6% 2000
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 3.51% 2000
=54 Sudan 3.4% 2000
=54 Papua New Guinea 3.4% 2000
=56 Lithuania 3.3% 2000
=56 The Gambia 3.3% 2000
=56 Mali 3.3% 2000
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3.26% 2000
59 Mongolia 3.1% 2000
Emerging markets average (profile) 3.03% 2000
60 Gabon 3% 2000
61 Colombia 2.9% 2000
=62 Thailand 2.8% 2000
=62 Romania 2.8% 2000
=64 Malawi 2.7% 2000
=64 Philippines 2.7% 2000
=66 Costa Rica 2.6% 2000
=66 Nigeria 2.6% 2000
=68 Azerbaijan 2.5% 2000
=68 Togo 2.5% 2000
=70 Tajikistan 2.4% 2000
=70 Senegal 2.4% 2000
=72 Maldives 2.3% 2000
=72 Mexico 2.3% 2000
74 Belize 2.2% 2000
=75 Madagascar 2.1% 2000
=75 Guinea 2.1% 2000
=75 Ghana 2.1% 2000
78 South Korea 2% 2000
Former French colonies average (profile) 1.93% 2000
=79 Malaysia 1.9% 2000
=79 Ukraine 1.9% 2000
=81 Lebanon 1.8% 2000
=81 Cape Verde 1.8% 2000
=81 Cyprus 1.8% 2000
84 Burundi 1.7% 2000
South and Central Asia average (profile) 1.67% 2000
85 Uruguay 1.5% 2000
=86 El Salvador 1.4% 2000
=86 Benin 1.4% 2000
=88 Uzbekistan 1.3% 2000
=88 Peru 1.3% 2000
=88 Egypt 1.3% 2000
91 Guatemala 1.2% 2000
=92 Zimbabwe 1.1% 2000
=92 Paraguay 1.1% 2000
=92 Kenya 1.1% 2000
=92 Cote d'Ivoire 1.1% 2000
=92 Russia 1.1% 2000
=92 Chad 1.1% 2000
=92 Sri Lanka 1.1% 2000
99 Slovenia 1% 2000
=100 Ethiopia 0.8% 2000
=100 Rwanda 0.8% 2000
=100 South Africa 0.8% 2000
=100 Niger 0.8% 2000
=104 Barbados 0.7% 2000
=104 Syria 0.7% 2000
=104 Oman 0.7% 2000
=107 Bangladesh 0.6% 2000
=107 Botswana 0.6% 2000
=109 Burkina Faso 0.5% 2000
=109 Turkey 0.5% 2000
=109 Central African Republic 0.5% 2000
=109 Mauritania 0.5% 2000
=109 Pakistan 0.5% 2000
=109 India 0.5% 2000
=115 Cameroon 0.4% 2000
=115 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.4% 2000
South Asia average (profile) 0.4% 2000
=117 Belarus 0.3% 2000
=117 Haiti 0.3% 2000
119 Sierra Leone 0.2% 2000
120 Nepal 0.1% 2000
=121 Fiji 0.0 2000
=121 Guinea-Bissau 0.0 2000
=121 Djibouti 0.0 2000
=121 Bhutan 0.0 2000
=121 Comoros 0.0 2000
126 Kyrgyzstan -0.2% 2000
127 Yemen -2.4% 2000
=128 Swaziland -3% 2000
=128 Indonesia -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/stats/Economy/Net-foreign-investment

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