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economic policy and debt_wdi > balance of payments_wdi > capital and financial account_wdi > foreign direct investment net inflows bop current us dollar_wdi
PREFERRED TERM
BX.KLT.DINV.CD.WDforeign direct investment net inflows bop current us dollar_wdi
DEFINITION
  • Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in the reporting economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
SCOPE NOTE
  • International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.

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http://joinedupdata.org/Indicators/wdi/foreign-direct-investment-net-inflows-bop-current-us-dollar_wdi
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