Lebanon Foreign Direct Investment 1960-2024

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.
  • Lebanon foreign direct investment for 2022 was $0.53B, a 12.16% decline from 2021.
  • Lebanon foreign direct investment for 2021 was $0.60B, a 62.67% decline from 2020.
  • Lebanon foreign direct investment for 2020 was $1.61B, a 15.71% decline from 2019.
  • Lebanon foreign direct investment for 2019 was $1.91B, a 28.28% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflows, US $
China $180.17B
Brazil $74.61B
Mexico $39.10B
Colombia $17.18B
Malaysia $14.73B
Turkey $13.09B
Romania $11.48B
Thailand $11.23B
Peru $10.85B
South Africa $9.19B
Kazakhstan $4.93B
Serbia $4.61B
Dominican Republic $3.96B
Costa Rica $3.67B
Bulgaria $3.22B
Belarus $1.61B
Iran $1.50B
Albania $1.44B
Guatemala $1.39B
Jordan $1.14B
Gabon $1.10B
Namibia $1.06B
Armenia $1.00B
Venezuela $0.94B
Turkmenistan $0.94B
Montenegro $0.87B
North Macedonia $0.85B
Ecuador $0.85B
Bosnia $0.80B
Maldives $0.72B
Paraguay $0.67B
Lebanon $0.53B
Equatorial Guinea $0.46B
Guyana $0.44B
Jamaica $0.32B
Mauritius $0.25B
Botswana $0.22B
Grenada $0.16B
Belize $0.14B
Fiji $0.10B
Algeria $0.08B
St. Lucia $0.03B
St. Vincent and the Grenadines $0.03B
Dominica $0.02B
Tonga $0.01B
Samoa $0.00B
Marshall Islands $0.00B
Tuvalu $0.00B
American Samoa $0.00B
Nauru $0.00B
Libya $0.00B
Cuba $0.00B
Suriname $-0.01B
Iraq $-2.09B
Azerbaijan $-4.47B
Russia $-39.80B
Lebanon Foreign Direct Investment - Historical Data
Year Inflows, US $ % of GDP
2022 $0.53B 0.00%
2021 $0.60B 2.59%
2020 $1.61B 5.07%
2019 $1.91B 3.69%
2018 $2.66B 4.84%
2017 $2.52B 4.76%
2016 $2.57B 5.02%
2015 $2.16B 4.32%
2014 $2.86B 5.95%
2013 $2.66B 5.68%
2012 $3.11B 7.07%
2011 $3.14B 7.86%
2010 $4.28B 11.13%
2009 $4.80B 13.57%
2008 $4.33B 14.88%
2007 $3.38B 13.60%
2006 $2.67B 12.14%
2005 $2.62B 12.20%
2004 $1.90B 8.97%
2003 $2.86B 14.24%
2002 $1.34B 6.98%
2001 $1.45B 8.24%
2000 $0.99B 5.76%
1999 $0.87B 5.01%
1998 $1.13B 6.58%
1997 $1.80B 11.42%
1996 $0.08B 0.58%
1995 $0.04B 0.30%
1994 $0.02B 0.24%
1993 $0.01B 0.09%
1992 $0.02B 0.32%
1991 $0.00B 0.03%
1990 $0.01B 0.23%
1989 $0.00B 0.06%
1988 $-0.00B -0.01%
1987 $0.00B 0.00%
1986 $0.01B 0.00%
1985 $0.01B 0.00%
1984 $0.01B 0.00%
1983 $0.00B 0.00%
1982 $-0.00B 0.00%
1981 $0.00B 0.00%
1980 $-0.01B 0.00%
1979 $0.00B 0.00%
1978 $0.00B 0.00%
1977 $0.01B 0.00%
1976 $0.01B 0.00%
1975 $0.01B 0.00%
1974 $0.01B 0.00%
1973 $0.00B 0.00%
1972 $0.00B 0.00%
1971 $-0.00B 0.00%
1970 $0.00B 0.00%
1969 $0.00B 0.00%
1968 $0.00B 0.00%
1967 $0.00B 0.00%
1966 $0.00B 0.00%
1965 $0.00B 0.00%
1964 $0.00B 0.00%
1963 $0.00B 0.00%
1962 $0.00B 0.00%
1961 $0.00B 0.00%
1960 $0.00B 0.00%