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Latin America and Caribbean 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 Brazil 36.03 billion 2009
2 Mexico 6.38 billion 2009
3 Chile 4.72 billion 2009
4 Peru 4.36 billion 2009
5 Colombia 4.24 billion 2009
6 Argentina 3.19 billion 2009
7 Trinidad and Tobago 2.1 billion 2008
8 Dominican Republic 2.07 billion 2009
9 Panama 1.77 billion 2009
10 Costa Rica 1.34 billion 2009
11 Uruguay 1.26 billion 2009
12 The Bahamas 654.9 million 2009
13 El Salvador 561.92 million 2009
14 Guatemala 541.3 million 2009
15 Honduras 499.71 million 2009
16 Jamaica 479.77 million 2009
17 Nicaragua 434.2 million 2009
18 Bolivia 420.03 million 2009
19 Ecuador 316.46 million 2009
20 Paraguay 265.9 million 2009
21 Barbados 218.13 million 2009
22 Guyana 168 million 2008
23 Saint Lucia 156.46 million 2009
24 Saint Kitts and Nevis 133.57 million 2009
25 Antigua and Barbuda 129.46 million 2009
26 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 110.27 million 2009
27 Belize 94.93 million 2009
28 Grenada 90.92 million 2009
29 Aruba 79.33 million 2009
30 Dominica 50.33 million 2009
31 Haiti 37.95 million 2009
32 Suriname -93,400,000 2009
33 Venezuela -4,939,000,000 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Balance of payments > Foreign investment > Net > USD. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Economy/Balance-of-payments/Foreign-investment/Net/USD

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