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Sub-Saharan Africa 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 Nigeria $5.79 billion 2009
2 South Africa $5.63 billion 2009
3 Sudan $2.92 billion 2009
4 Ghana $1.68 billion 2009
5 Madagascar $1.38 billion 2009
6 Democratic Republic of the Congo $951.40 million 2009
7 Mozambique $881.23 million 2009
8 Niger $738.90 million 2009
9 Zambia $699.15 million 2009
10 Tanzania $645.00 million 2009
11 Uganda $603.75 million 2009
12 Chad $461.81 million 2009
13 Cote d'Ivoire $380.87 million 2009
14 Liberia $378.00 million 2009
15 Cameroon $340.12 million 2009
16 Mauritius $256.68 million 2009
17 Seychelles $248.57 million 2009
18 Botswana $234.48 million 2009
19 Lesotho $218.04 million 2008
20 Senegal $207.55 million 2009
21 Burkina Faso $171.41 million 2009
22 Guinea $140.85 million 2009
23 Kenya $140.52 million 2009
24 Cape Verde $119.59 million 2009
25 Rwanda $118.67 million 2009
26 Mali $109.10 million 2009
27 Somalia $108.00 million 2009
28 Djibouti $100.00 million 2009
29 Ethiopia $93.57 million 2009
30 Benin $92.55 million 2009
31 Sierra Leone $74.29 million 2009
32 Swaziland $65.97 million 2009
33 Malawi $60.45 million 2009
34 Zimbabwe $60.00 million 2009
35 Togo $50.13 million 2009
36 The Gambia $47.02 million 2009
37 Central African Republic $42.25 million 2009
38 Gabon $32.83 million 2009
39 Sao Tome and Principe $21.10 million 2009
40 Guinea-Bissau $13.96 million 2009
41 Burundi $9.90 million 2009
42 Comoros $9.09 million 2009
43 Eritrea $35,555.56 2009
44 Mauritania $-38,300,000.00 2009

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