FDI by country: the latest data

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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.

The table shows the latest numbers, in billion currency units, available from the national authorities and the percent change from three months ago and one year ago.

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.

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Change
12 months
Q4 / 2017
16.92
-25.76%
-28.09%
Q3 / 2018
266.03
26.21%
-9.20%
Q3 / 2018
3154.27
15.53%
-5.30%
Q3 / 2018
75.46
744.04%
48.32%
Q3 / 2018
13547.00
-61.45%
-29.57%
Q3 / 2018
9032.00
2517.97%
126.65%
Q3 / 2018
193.10
-8.79%
-72.94%
Q3 / 2018
330.00
59.42%
-33.20%
Q3 / 2018
143.80
-148.19%
26.14%
Q3 / 2018
2901.00
-140.89%
-24.71%
Q2 / 2018
38.50
-50.95%
-44.69%
Q2 / 2018
17.00
54.55%
-46.88%
Q2 / 2018
105.60
343.70%
176.90%
Q3 / 2018
-92.18
-151.57%
-137.97%
Q3 / 2018
236.25
40.34%
7.41%
Q2 / 2018
1150.75
5.27%
-20.40%
Dec / 2018
8950.27
-1.05%
7.03%
Nov / 2018
-42.90
-105.72%
-149.24%
Q1 / 2018
311.70
-83.05%
-62.22%
Q3 / 2018
3059677.61
-7.74%
13.51%
Q3 / 2018
10807.00
41.03%
-7.51%
Dec / 2018
-4233.40
798.46%
-195.41%
Q3 / 2018
25219.27
-52.10%
-23.25%
Q3 / 2018
2528.06
-30.43%
-49.36%
Q3 / 2018
659.60
-13.73%
-7.77%
Q3 / 2018
56.85
-84.44%
-91.19%
Q3 / 2018
437.73
-116.53%
-88.69%
Dec / 2018
26822.90
90.91%
-242.71%
Q4 / 2018
6700.00
-297.06%
-239.58%
Q3 / 2018
483.00
-25.32%
6.79%
Q3 / 2018
200.44
-4.30%
34.68%
Q2 / 2018
1700.30
-24.64%
-34.31%
Q3 / 2018
95.46
-38.24%
6.15%
Q3 / 2018
348.80
-61.50%
-26.27%
Q3 / 2018
184.30
773.46%
-40.26%
Nov / 2018
701.00
-21.41%
-45.99%
Dec / 2018
5192.00
280.65%
335.94%
Q2 / 2016
-21.39
0.00%
-112.13%
Q3 / 2018
320.95
-7.41%
-49.13%
Dec / 2018
9053.47
1.23%
152.07%
Nov / 2018
381.70
201.15%
21.01%
Q3 / 2018
227.50
-3.36%
-22.67%
Q3 / 2018
211.00
-30.04%
2.08%
Q3 / 2018
193734.00
56.35%
49.14%
Q3 / 2018
693329.66
624.14%
1551.38%
Q3 / 2018
-36406.00
-1807.60%
-93.39%
Q3 / 2018
714926.24
-19.17%
-24.31%
Q4 / 2018
3614.76
-47.67%
-30.03%
Q3 / 2018
-9079.00
-79.38%
-324.23%
Q3 / 2018
3710.40
80.92%
9.65%
Nov / 2018
845.51
-68.76%
-45.49%
Q3 / 2018
177.00
6.07%
-26.54%
Dec / 2018
78100.00
-86.37%
-136.09%
Q3 / 2018
151.30
-21.89%
-49.77%
Q3 / 2018
531.02
-293.05%
23.73%
Sep / 2018
203.10
247.77%
895.59%
Q3 / 2018
9.64
-93.07%
-81.70%
Q3 / 2018
512.25
81.00%
89.43%
Dec / 2018
142.00
75.31%
129.03%
Mar / 2018
275.10
37.69%
109.31%
Q4 / 2017
128.90
-29.51%
-50.22%
Q2 / 2018
31.80
0.95%
-45.55%
Dec / 2018
57.66
-61.14%
-69.80%
Q3 / 2018
-20838.84
404.87%
-91.30%
Sep / 2018
-21.69
-196.41%
-144.46%
Q4 / 2018
12124.23
98.86%
131.33%
Q3 / 2018
1017.19
-13.21%
-4.26%
Q3 / 2018
7990.00
36.00%
-95.36%
Q3 / 2018
4299.50
-59.01%
16.08%
Q3 / 2018
48.60
181.09%
-35.82%
Q3 / 2018
426.72
-0.27%
-7.89%
Q3 / 2018
65.54
-46.88%
-31.03%
Q1 / 2018
5489.00
-14.57%
0.05%
Q3 / 2018
685.91
208.04%
176.31%
Q3 / 2018
2067.00
30.34%
-22.69%
Q2 / 2018
3107.50
4314.06%
27.62%
Q3 / 2018
-17355.90
-169.71%
-134.53%
Q3 / 2018
684.00
-148.51%
-175.08%
Q1 / 2018
322.30
36.63%
-27.57%
Q3 / 2018
134086.02
0.83%
-44.99%
Q3 / 2018
9055.00
-127.51%
48.37%
Q4 / 2018
760.00
35.96%
-12.44%
Q3 / 2018
62.07
-42.30%
-11.23%
Q3 / 2018
1333.90
-48.29%
-25.02%
Q2 / 2018
134.74
-25.80%
-135.92%
Q3 / 2018
227.98
-515.73%
2.19%
Q3 / 2018
2170.82
30.66%
58.17%
Sep / 2018
569.35
-31.47%
-70.10%
Dec / 2018
-8839.00
-271.90%
-927.62%
Nov / 2018
472.48
-65.66%
-188.86%
Q3 / 2018
1208.00
165.49%
48.04%
Dec / 2018
92.50
-89.11%
-51.82%
Q3 / 2018
2382.00
-63.45%
-69.12%
Q2 / 2018
7.47
-157.68%
-234.84%
Q4 / 2017
4.89
-44.53%
-25.61%
Q3 / 2018
2920.46
5.19%
187.61%
Dec / 2018
1019.09
375.08%
302.43%
Q3 / 2018
1.62
-55.86%
-94.20%
Q3 / 2018
32853.80
68.62%
62.24%
Nov / 2018
545.21
-40.53%
-181.90%
Dec / 2018
81.70
-65.87%
123.84%
Q3 / 2018
12.00
-271.43%
-90.55%
Q3 / 2018
27903.00
-11.79%
71.88%
Dec / 2018
1861.30
496.57%
41.48%
Nov / 2018
1691.00
-56.80%
-130.16%
Q1 / 2018
260.20
-31.80%
6.16%
Q3 / 2018
5.10
-86.14%
-91.19%
Q2 / 2018
106.30
-134.65%
-54.84%
Q3 / 2018
54600.00
250.00%
618.42%
Sep / 2018
-17216.12
-163.98%
-131.86%
Q3 / 2018
494.00
-84.35%
-56.01%
Q2 / 2018
-81.68
-27.96%
139.27%
Q2 / 2018
276.20
0.00%
17.83%
Q3 / 2018
81646.58
12.79%
10.07%
Q1 / 2018
-120.00
-81.28%
-198.44%
Dec / 2018
-2332.00
-58.11%
-500.00%
Q3 / 2018
116276.00
-14177.00%
76.93%
Q3 / 2018
263.84
44.70%
33.64%
Dec / 2018
329.00
219.42%
171.90%
Q3 / 2018
8525.00
-72.01%
-78.83%
Q3 / 2018
761.23
-14.73%
11.82%
Q4 / 2017
1388.00
132.89%
-19.77%
Q3 / 2015
-558.00
-175.82%
49.20%
Q2 / 2018
47.29
-509.11%
-78.68%
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