Russian Federation is the top country by primary income on FDI in the world. As of 2015, primary income on FDI in Russian Federation was 41,123 million current US$ that accounts for 15.09 % of the world's primary income on FDI. The top 5 countries (others are Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, and Thailand) account for 43.41 % of it. The world's total primary income on FDI was estimated at 272,535 million current US$ in 2015.
Profit remittances on foreign direct investment covers payments of direct investment income (debit side), which consist of income on equity (dividends, branch profits, and reinvested earnings) and income on the inter-company debt (interest). Data are in current U.S. dollars.