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Balance of Payments » Capital & financial account - Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$)

(BoP, current US$)

Luxembourg is being the top country by foreign direct investment, net (bop, current US$) in the world. As of 2015, foreign direct investment, net (bop, current US$) in Luxembourg was 211,102 million bop, current US$ that accounts for -140.47 % of the world's foreign direct investment, net (bop, current US$). The top 5 countries (others are Japan, Germany, Spain, and Canada) account for -307.72 % of it. The world's total foreign direct investment, net (bop, current US$) was estimated at -150,285 million bop, current US$ in 2015.

Foreign direct investment are the 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.