Sao Tome and Principe Foreign Direct Investment 1974-2020

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.
  • Sao Tome and Principe foreign direct investment for 2018 was $0.02B, a 30.72% decline from 2017.
  • Sao Tome and Principe foreign direct investment for 2017 was $0.03B, a 46.62% increase from 2016.
  • Sao Tome and Principe foreign direct investment for 2016 was $0.02B, a 16.45% decline from 2015.
  • Sao Tome and Principe foreign direct investment for 2015 was $0.03B, a 5.41% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflows, US $
India $42.12B
Indonesia $18.91B
Vietnam $15.50B
Philippines $9.95B
Egypt $8.14B
Congo, Rep. $4.31B
Morocco $3.54B
Cambodia $3.21B
Ghana $2.99B
Bangladesh $2.94B
Ukraine $2.48B
Nigeria $2.00B
Mongolia $1.95B
Pakistan $1.74B
Kenya $1.63B
Sri Lanka $1.61B
Honduras $1.44B
Lao PDR $1.32B
Myanmar $1.29B
Georgia $1.22B
Sudan $1.14B
Papua New Guinea $1.13B
Tunisia $0.99B
Cameroon $0.77B
Uzbekistan $0.62B
El Salvador $0.41B
Zambia $0.41B
Nicaragua $0.36B
Kosovo $0.32B
Moldova $0.31B
Bolivia $0.30B
West Bank and Gaza $0.26B
Djibouti $0.17B
Kyrgyz Republic $0.14B
Lesotho $0.13B
Cabo Verde $0.11B
Mauritania $0.07B
Timor-Leste $0.05B
Vanuatu $0.04B
Eswatini $0.03B
Solomon Islands $0.02B
Sao Tome and Principe $0.02B
Bhutan $0.00B
Kiribati $-0.00B
Angola $-6.46B
Sao Tome and Principe Foreign Direct Investment - Historical Data
Year Inflows, US $ % of GDP
2018 $0.02B 5.61%
2017 $0.03B 9.12%
2016 $0.02B 6.71%
2015 $0.03B 8.77%
2014 $0.03B 7.59%
2013 $0.01B 4.02%
2012 $0.02B 8.90%
2011 $0.03B 13.79%
2010 $0.05B 25.63%
2009 $0.02B 8.25%
2008 $0.08B 42.09%
2007 $0.04B 24.16%
2006 $0.04B 26.63%
2005 $0.02B 11.48%
2004 $0.00B 3.06%
2003 $0.00B 3.33%
2002 $0.00B 4.23%
2001 $0.00B 3.95%
2000 $0.00B 3.95%
1999 $0.00B 3.95%
1998 $0.00B 3.95%
1997 $0.00B 3.95%
1996 $0.00B 3.95%
1995 $0.00B 3.95%
1993 $-0.00B 3.95%
1990 $0.00B 3.95%
1989 $-0.00B 3.95%
1988 $0.00B 3.95%
1987 $0.00B 3.95%
1986 $0.00B 3.95%
1985 $0.00B 3.95%
1984 $0.00B 3.95%
1983 $0.00B 3.95%
1982 $0.00B 3.95%
1981 $0.00B 3.95%
1980 $0.00B 3.95%
1979 $0.00B 3.95%
1978 $0.00B 3.95%
1977 $0.00B 3.95%
1976 $0.00B 3.95%
1975 $0.00B 3.95%
1974 $0.00B 3.95%