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Former Spanish colonies Compared by Economy > Balance of payments > Capital and financial account > Foreign direct investment > Net inflows in reporting econ

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 Chile $12.70 billion 2009
2 Mexico $11.42 billion 2009
3 Colombia $7.26 billion 2009
4 Peru $4.76 billion 2009
5 Argentina $4.01 billion 2009
6 Dominican Republic $2.07 billion 2009
7 Philippines $1.95 billion 2009
8 Panama $1.77 billion 2009
9 Costa Rica $1.35 billion 2009
10 Uruguay $1.14 billion 2009
11 Guatemala $565.80 million 2009
12 Honduras $500.40 million 2009
13 Nicaragua $434.20 million 2009
14 El Salvador $430.60 million 2009
15 Bolivia $423.03 million 2009
16 Ecuador $316.46 million 2009
17 Paraguay $273.90 million 2009
18 Venezuela $-3,105,000,000.00 2009

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