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Foreign Direct Investment

Foreign Direct Investment


Access: Public

Geography: Global

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.  Online data searching retrieval platform offers access to more than 150 indicators and statistical time series, including FDI activity.  


OECD iLibrary
Access: UCI

Geography: Global

All publications and datasets released by OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) and its affiliates since 1998.


IMF:  International Financial Statistics
Access: Public

Geography: Global

The Coordinated Direct Investment Survey has statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. For most countries, IFS Online reports balance of payments, international liquidity, money and banking, current data on exchange rates, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, national accounts, and population.

  •  From the main IMF Data page > Data Topics [tab] > External Sector > Coordinated Direct Investment Survey


fDi Magazine
Access: UCI

Geography: Global

From the Financial Times. Covers the opportunities, issues and risks that await business investors as they expand in regions throughout the world.  Access via the Newsbank database.  


Access: UCI

Geography: Global

Worldwide coverage of local and regional newspapers, trade publications, business newswires, press release wires, media transcripts, news photos, and business-rich websites. 


Business Source Complete
Access: UCI

Geography: Global

Covers virtually all business subjects.  Includes scholarly journal articles, and trade publication articles, news, and industry and market research reports. 


Investment Map
Access: Public

Geography: Global

From the International Trade Centre.  FDI statistics for about 200 countries and detailed FDI sectoral and/or country breakdown for about 115 countries. 

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