Foreign Direct Investment stocks, end of 2016, Eurostat

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Press Release:  21 December 2017 - 3 Page(s)
Foreign Direct Investment

Net foreign direct investment (FDI) stocks held in the rest of the world by investors resident in the European Union (EU) amounted to €7 600 bn at the end of 2016, up by 4.6% compared with the end of 2015. Meanwhile, investment stocks held by the rest of the world in the EU rose at almost the same pace to €6 270 bn at the end of 2016 (+4.5%). In other words, the EU slightly consolidated a net investment position of €1 330 bn vis-a-vis the rest of the world.

Original title:  The net investment position of the EU slightly up at over €1 300 billion