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Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Net foreign direct investment inflows in % of GDP

9.5 (%) in 2017

In 2017, net FDI inflows (% of GDP) for Lao People’s Democratic Republic was 9.5 %. Though Lao People’s Democratic Republic net FDI inflows (% of GDP) fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1998 - 2017 period ending at 9.5 % in 2017.

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What is net FDI inflows (% of GDP)?

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.

What is Lao People’s Democratic Republic net FDI inflows (% of GDP)?

Date Value Change, %
2017 9.5 60.37 %
2016 5.9 -20.99 %
2015 7.5 14.53 %
2014 6.5 14.61 %
2013 5.7 -5.87 %
2012 6.1 76.34 %
2011 3.4 -12.12 %
2010 3.9 -28.39 %
2009 5.5 30.55 %
2008 4.2 -45.39 %
2007 7.7 41.22 %
2006 5.4