Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) (World) - 2018

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* Data Description : 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 (new investment inflows less disinvestment) in the reporting economy from foreign investors, and is divided by GDP.
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* Countries with the highest value of "Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)" in the World (2018) : Republic of Congo(38,2925), Malta(33,0543), Singapore(22,5287), Mozambique(18,524), Ireland(16,8727), Mongolia(15,0007), Sierra Leone(14,9752), Guyana(13,7047), Djibouti(13,4793), Cambodia(12,6266).

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