Foreign direct investment, million currency units in Euro area, - :
For that indicator, we provide data for Euro area from to . The average value for Euro area during that period was 19599.91 million Euro with a minimum of -188192 million Euro in December 2018 and a maximum of 171542 million Euro in October 2013.
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around the world.
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Measure: million Euro
Source: European Central Bank
Definition: Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in the reporting economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship.