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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2015     Views: 10

Take a look at: UNCATD's World Investment Report


World DataBank: Click the "all indicators" button, then scroll down to the "economic policy and external debt" section, where you will find five measures of foreign direct investment. Choose one; on the next page, you will see data for that statistic covering the last several years. You may change the range of years displayed, project the data onto a graph or map, and download the data to an Excel spreadsheet.


Go to for FDI in 175 countries.

Passport provides annual FDI data dating back to 1977 (inflows, outflows, inward/outward stocks and FDI Intensity) for over 200 countries (data will vary from country to country). Hover over "countries & consumers" on the teal navigation bar, then click "economy, finance, & trade." Find the gray box on the left side of the next page, and click "foreign direct investment (FDI)" within it. This will take you to an expandable menu where you can check boxes for a number of FDI-related data points. Choose those that interest you and click the orange "next" button. On the next page, choose the continents or countries that interest you, then hit the orange "run search" button. Finally, on the next page, click the "view all statistics button."

Go to OECD iLibrary and search for 'International Direct Investment' in the Advanced Search box to the top of the webpage. Click on the link to OECD International Direct Investment Statistics to view annual data by country or industry.

Also go to World Resources Institute
Click on Economics, Business, and the Environment
Click on Searchable Databases
Select the variable Foreign Direct Investment
and continue with your selections.

Look at the magazine FDI - Foreign Direct Investment (Find this journal in E-Journals Finder).

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