10 Countries That Receive the Most Foreign Direct Investment
A foreign direct investment (FDI) is a kind of investment in a business in one country by an entity based in another country. Let’s discuss the 10 countries that receive the most Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
10 countries that receive the most FDI
The United States
Foreign Direct Investment in the United States is expected to be 63000.00 USD Million by the end of this year. The United States took the leadership position as the largest recipient of foreign direct investment in 2019 and 2020. Investments from Japan, Germany, and the Netherlands accounted for most of the increase in foreign direct investment in the United States over the past few years.
Foreign Direct Investment in Germany increased by 23.8 USD billion in March 2022. According to the Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Index, Germany advances to the second position on the list of countries that receive the most FDI. FDIs in Germany are mostly owned by Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the US, Switzerland and the UK.
Canada’s Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 15900.00 CAD Million in 2023. In 2020, direct investors from the United States invested 456.78 billion Canadian dollars in Canada. The US and the Netherlands invest the most in Canada.
Japan’s Foreign Direct Investment expanded by 6.4 USD billion in March 2022. The United Kingdom, the US, and Singapore invest the most in Japan. The country is also taking a variety of measures to promote foreign direct investment.
The United Kingdom
Foreign Direct Investment in the United Kingdom is expected to be 18900.00 GBP Million by the end of this year. The UK has continued to lead Europe in R&D investments.
Foreign Direct Investment in France increased by 78.8 USD billion in March 2022. France attracted 1,215 new foreign investment decisions in 2021. Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Switzerland are the main investors in France.
Italy’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.4 USD billion in February 2022. Italy’s Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 750.00 EUR Million in 2023. Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and France are the main investors in Italy.
The monthly foreign direct investment inflows to China amounted to approximately 21.23 billion USD in March 2022. China is the leading Asian investing country in terms of FDI outflows. Singapore, South Korea, Japan, and the Virgin Islands are the main investors in China.
Spain’s Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 3870.00 EUR Million in 2023. Around 93% of foreign companies present in Spain are planning to increase their investment in Spain by the end of 2022.
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India is expected to attract $100 billion in foreign direct investment in 2022-23. India recorded the “highest ever” annual FDI inflow of USD 83.57 billion in 2021-22. Singapore, Mauritius, the Netherlands, Japan, the U.S., the U.K, France and Germany are the main investing countries in India.
This is the list of the 10 countries that receive the most Foreign Direct Investment. What do you think about FDI? Share your answer in the comment section below.