Net Inflow of Foreign Direct Investment as % of GDP

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Main Sponsor
Ministry of Economy
Source
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad)
Description
An indicator that measures foreign direct investment (FDI) as a percentage of GDP. FDI is defined as the amount of net inflow of investment required to achieve 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 and short-term capital, as shown in the balance of payments
Measurement Unit
Percentage
Year of Measurement
2017
Score
2.71%
Executive Team
Executive Team for Foreign Direct Investment Indicator