13. Foreign Direct Investment and Foreign Portfolio Investment Statistics
* Source for Host Country Data: Saudi General Authority for Statistics
According to the 2020 UNCTAD World Investment Report, Saudi Arabia’s total FDI inward stock was $236.1 billion and total FDI outward stock was $123.1 billion (in both cases, as of 2019).
Detailed data for inward direct investment (below) is as of 2010, which is the latest available breakdown of inward FDI by country.
|Direct Investment from/in Counterpart Economy Data|
|From Top Five Sources/To Top Five Destinations (US Dollars, Millions)|
|Inward Direct Investment*||Outward Direct Investment|
|Total Inward||$169,206||100%||Total Outward||N/A||N/A|
|“0” reflects amounts rounded to +/- USD 500,000.|
*Source: IMF Coordinated Direct Investment Survey (2010 – latest available complete data)
|Portfolio Investment Assets|
|Top Five Partners (Millions, US Dollars)|
|Total||Equity Securities||Total Debt Securities|
|All Countries||$156,967||100%||All Countries||$95,897||100%||All Countries||$61,069||100%|
|United States||$55,449||35.3%||United States||$42,602||44.4%||United States||$12,847||21.0%|
Source: IMF’s Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey (CPIS); data as of December 2017.