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Former Spanish colonies Compared by Economy > Balance of payments > Foreign investment > Net > USD

DEFINITION: Foreign direct investment is 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 total net, that is, net FDI in the reporting economy from foreign sources less net FDI by the reporting economy to the rest of the world. Data are in current U.S. dollars.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Mexico 6.38 billion 2009
2 Chile 4.72 billion 2009
3 Peru 4.36 billion 2009
4 Colombia 4.24 billion 2009
5 Argentina 3.19 billion 2009
6 Dominican Republic 2.07 billion 2009
7 Panama 1.77 billion 2009
8 Philippines 1.59 billion 2009
9 Costa Rica 1.34 billion 2009
10 Uruguay 1.26 billion 2009
11 El Salvador 561.92 million 2009
12 Guatemala 541.3 million 2009
13 Honduras 499.71 million 2009
14 Nicaragua 434.2 million 2009
15 Bolivia 420.03 million 2009
16 Equatorial Guinea 376.18 million 1996
17 Ecuador 316.46 million 2009
18 Paraguay 265.9 million 2009
19 Venezuela -4,939,000,000 2009

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Former Spanish colonies Compared by Economy > Balance of payments > Foreign investment > Net > USD

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  • Brazil ranked first for balance of payments > foreign investment > net > USD amongst Hot countries in 2009.
  • Belgium ranked first for balance of payments > foreign investment > net > USD amongst Christian countries in 2009.
  • India ranked first for balance of payments > foreign investment > net > USD amongst Former British colonies in 2009.
  • China ranked second for balance of payments > foreign investment > net > USD amongst Emerging markets in 2009.
  • Australia ranked second for balance of payments > foreign investment > net > USD amongst High income OECD countries in 2008.
  • Poland ranked second for balance of payments > foreign investment > net > USD amongst Europe in 2009.
  • United States ranked last for balance of payments > foreign investment > net > USD amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2009.
  • Mexico ranked first for balance of payments > foreign investment > net > USD amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2009.
  • Singapore ranked second for balance of payments > foreign investment > net > USD amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2009.
  • France ranked last for balance of payments > foreign investment > net > USD amongst European Union in 2009.
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