Top 10 Source countries for FDI

Top 10 Source countries for FDI

The value of the outward direct investment, which is made by the residents of one country to the other country, are referred to as FDI net outflows. Among the top ten countries in terms of FDI outflows, the United States of America ranked first reporting a FDI net outflow of $5982787 million. While China, the Asian economic giant ranked at the bottom of the list, Hong Kong, which is an official territory of China, occupied the fourth spot. The other Asian country that has made it to the list is Japan, which is ranked at the sixth spot reporting $1226553.6 million. Apart from the United States, Canada is the other North American country on the list at number 8 and reporting 1078333.1. Four European countries have made it to the list and these include Germany at the second spot (18124694), The United Kingdom in the third place (1538133), and France in the fifth spot reporting 1314158.1. Switzerland at the seventh spot reported 1138181.8 and Netherlands at the ninth spot reported 1074288.6.

Top 10 Source countries for FDI
Country FDI Outflows: Top Host Economies, 2015 (Million $)
United States 5 982 787.0
Germany 1 812 469.4
United Kingdom 1 538 133.0
Hong Kong, China 1 485 663.4
France 1 314 158.1
Japan 1 226 553.6
Switzerland 1 138 181.8
Canada 1 078 333.1
Netherlands 1 074 288.6
China 1 010 202.4

 

Top Source countries for FDI
Country FDI Outflows: Top Host Economies, 2015 (Millions of $)
United States 5 982 787.0
Germany 1 812 469.4
United Kingdom 1 538 133.0
Hong Kong, China 1 485 663.4
France 1 314 158.1
Japan 1 226 553.6
Switzerland 1 138 181.8
Canada 1 078 333.1
Netherlands 1 074 288.6
China 1 010 202.4
Ireland 793 418.2
British Virgin Islands 750 855.3
Singapore 625 259.1
Spain 472 115.9
Italy 466 593.9
Belgium 458 794.4
Australia 396 431.0
Sweden 345 906.8
Taiwan Province of China 336 127.0
Korea, Republic of 278 395.0
Russian Federation 251 979.0
Austria 208 262.8
Denmark 190 607.7
Brazil 181 447.5
Luxembourg 169 569.7
South Africa 162 841.2
Norway 162 123.6
Mexico 151 924.4
India 138 967.4
Malaysia 136 892.0
Cyprus 133 134.0
Cayman Islands 120 950.4
Finland 94 852.3
Israel 89 347.4
Chile 87 415.3
United Arab Emirates 87 385.7
Thailand 68 057.9
Malta 67 929.7
Portugal 63 564.6
Saudi Arabia 63 250.9
Colombia 47 299.8
Turkey 44 656.0
Qatar 43 286.7
Philippines 41 100.0
Hungary 38 502.7
Argentina 37 288.8
Kuwait 31 577.0
Indonesia 30 171.5
Poland 27 838.4
Greece 26 487.0

Source: http://unctad.org