Foreign Direct Investment (Current $US)
Temporal Info: 
Annual
Units: 
U.S. Dollars
Source: 
WDI 2012
Footnote: 

Development Data Group, The World Bank. 2012. 2012 World Development Indicators Online. Washington, DC: The World Bank. Available at: http://data.worldbank.org

Foreign direct investment is the net inflows of investment into a country from abroad.
To qualify as investment the investing company must obtain a lasting management interest specifically a 10% or more of voting stock.

The data is compiled from the International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and Balance of Payments databases, and World Bank, Global Development Finance.