Israel: Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars
(measure: billion U.S. dollars; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Israel: Foreign Direct Investment, billion USD
For that indicator, we provide data for Israel from 1970 to 2019. The average value for Israel during that period was 3.96 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0.01 billion U.S. dollars in 1979 and a maximum of 20.79 billion U.S. dollars in 2018.
The latest value from 2019 is 18.22 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 99
countries is 13.35 billion U.S. dollars.
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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. Data are in current U.S. dollars.