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Country Comparison :: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad
This entry gives the cumulative US dollar value of all investments in foreign countries made directly by residents - primarily companies - of the home country, as of the end of the time period indicated. Direct investment excludes investment through purchase of shares.
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country Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad Date of Information
1 United States
$ 3,610,000,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
2 France
$ 1,821,000,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
3 United Kingdom
$ 1,675,000,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
4 Germany
$ 1,576,000,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
5 Switzerland
$ 911,500,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
6 Hong Kong
$ 900,100,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
7 Netherlands
$ 890,200,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
8 Japan
$ 795,700,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
9 Belgium
$ 758,800,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
10 Spain
$ 655,400,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
11 Italy
$ 601,400,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
12 Canada
$ 590,000,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
13 Australia
$ 364,800,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
14 Sweden
$ 334,100,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
15 Austria
$ 300,400,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
16 China
$ 289,700,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
17 Ireland
$ 286,200,000,000
31 September 2010
18 Russia
$ 274,600,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
19 Norway
$ 221,300,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
20 Denmark
$ 183,000,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
21 Singapore
$ 173,200,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
22 Taiwan
$ 162,900,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
23 Brazil
$ 128,900,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
24 Finland
$ 122,100,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
25 Korea, South
$ 115,600,000,000
31 December 2009
26 India
$ 90,360,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
27 Malaysia
$ 82,650,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
28 South Africa
$ 72,970,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
29 Portugal
$ 67,250,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
30 Mexico
$ 66,150,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
31 Israel
$ 64,970,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
32 United Arab Emirates
$ 54,910,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
33 Chile
$ 49,690,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
34 Kuwait
$ 44,310,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
35 Greece
$ 37,460,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
36 Poland
$ 36,840,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
37 Indonesia
$ 33,080,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
38 Argentina
$ 30,390,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
39 Thailand
$ 23,430,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
40 Colombia
$ 22,770,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
41 Hungary
$ 21,400,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
42 Venezuela
$ 20,060,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
43 Qatar
$ 19,490,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
44 Cyprus
$ 18,760,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
45 Tajikistan
$ 18,500,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
46 Saudi Arabia
$ 18,000,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
47 Turkey
$ 17,200,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
48 Czech Republic
$ 16,110,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
49 Libya
$ 15,320,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
50 Kazakhstan
$ 13,760,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
51 Bahrain
$ 8,399,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
52 Vietnam
$ 7,700,000,000
31 December 2009 est.
53 Slovenia
$ 7,603,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
54 Estonia
$ 6,921,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
55 Ecuador
$ 6,883,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
56 Philippines
$ 6,591,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
57 Nigeria
$ 6,080,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
58 Azerbaijan
$ 5,790,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
59 Croatia
$ 5,711,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
60 Egypt
$ 5,447,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
61 Angola
$ 4,883,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
62 Cuba
$ 4,138,000,000
2006 est.
63 Trinidad and Tobago
$ 3,829,000,000
2007
64 Slovakia
$ 3,072,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
65 Ukraine
$ 2,803,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
66 Lithuania
$ 2,147,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
67 Peru
$ 2,095,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
68 Iran
$ 2,075,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
69 Romania
$ 1,931,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
70 Algeria
$ 1,844,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
71 Morocco
$ 1,575,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
72 Malta
$ 1,213,000,000
2010 est.
73 Pakistan
$ 1,157,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
74 Latvia
$ 1,011,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
75 Bulgaria
$ 957,700,000
31 December 2010 est.
76 Costa Rica
$ 553,700,000
31 December 2010 est.
77 El Salvador
$ 333,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
78 Kenya
$ 320,300,000
31 December 2010 est.
79 Uruguay
$ 300,000,000
2009 est.
80 Tunisia
$ 251,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
81 Macau
$ 240,000,000
2009 est.
82 Bangladesh
$ 92,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
83 Moldova
$ 62,440,000
1 January 2010
84 Dominican Republic
$ 59,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
85 Bolivia
$ 21,000,000
31 December 2010
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