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Net foreign direct investment inflows in current prices

(US dollars)

The United States of America is the top country by net FDI inflows in the world. As of 2017, net FDI inflows in the United States of America was 354,828 million US dollars that accounts for 18.89 % of the world's net FDI inflows. The top 5 countries (others are Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, and Germany) account for 55.36 % of it. The world's total net FDI inflows was estimated at 1,878,528 million US dollars in 2017.

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What is net FDI inflows?

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. Data are in current U.S. dollars.