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Balance of Payments » Capital & financial account - Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)

(% of GDP)

Ireland is being the top country by foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) in the world. As of 2015, foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) in Ireland was 71.7 % of GDP. The top 5 countries also includes Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Cyprus, and Liberia.

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 net inflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world and is divided by GDP.