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Foreign Direct Investment stocks at the end of 2017 - The net investment position of the EU down at €1 100 billion - The United States: by far the main FDI partner

Brussels, 20 December 2018

Net foreign direct investment (FDI) stocks held in the rest of the world by investors resident in the European Union (EU) amounted to €7 412 bn at the end of 2017, down by 4.8% compared with the end of 2016. Meanwhile, investment stocks held by the rest of the world in the EU remained almost stable at €6 295 bn at the end of 2017
(-0.3%). In other words, the EUˈs net investment position vis-a-vis the rest of the world decreased from €1 469 bn at the end of 2016 to €1 117 bn at the end of 2017.

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STAT/18/6893


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