Rankings

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$m 2016

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    United States
    Result
    391,104
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    United Kingdom
    Result
    253,826
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    China
    Result
    133,700
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Hong Kong
    Result
    108,126
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Netherlands
    Result
    91,956
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Singapore
    Result
    61,597
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Brazil
    Result
    58,680
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Australia
    Result
    48,190
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    India
    Result
    44,486
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Russia
    Result
    37,668
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Canada
    Result
    33,721
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Belgium
    Result
    33,103
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Italy
    Result
    28,955
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    France
    Result
    28,352
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Luxembourg
    Result
    26,857
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Mexico
    Result
    26,739
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Ireland
    Result
    22,304
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Sweden
    Result
    19,584
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Spain
    Result
    18,659
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Angola
    Result
    14,364
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Colombia
    Result
    13,593
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Vietnam
    Result
    12,600
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Israel
    Result
    12,324
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Turkey
    Result
    11,987
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Japan
    Result
    11,388
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Poland
    Result
    11,358
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Chile
    Result
    11,266
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    South Korea
    Result
    10,827
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Malaysia
    Result
    9,926
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    Germany
    Result
    9,528
  31. Rank
    31
    Country
    Kazakhstan
    Result
    9,069
  32. Rank
    32
    Country
    United Arab Emirates
    Result
    8,986
  33. Rank
    33
    Country
    Taiwan
    Result
    8,333
  34. Rank
    34
    Country
    Egypt
    Result
    8,107
  35. Rank
    35
    Country
    Philippines
    Result
    7,912

Index key & notes

Notes

Investment in companies in a foreign country.

Source: UNCTAD