United Arab Emirates Foreign Direct Investment

1970 - 2019 | Yearly | USD mn | CEIC Data

United Arab Emirates Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 13.8 USD bn in Dec 2019, compared with an increase of 10.4 USD bn in the previous year. United Arab Emirates Foreign Direct Investment: USD mn net flows data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1970 to Dec 2019. The data reached an all-time high of 14.2 USD bn in Dec 2007 and a record low of -985.3 USD mn in Dec 1999. CEIC converts annual Foreign Direct Investment into USD. The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates provides Foreign Direct Investment in local currency. The International Monetary Fund average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Foreign Direct Investment covers Private sector only. Foreign Direct Investment prior to 2002 is sourced from the World Bank.

In the latest reports of United Arab Emirates, Current Account recorded a surplus of 29.7 USD bn in Dec 2019. United Arab Emirates Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 15.9 USD bn in Dec 2019. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 1.1 USD bn in Dec 2018. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 98.8 USD bn in Mar 2020.

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United Arab Emirates Foreign Direct Investment

What was United Arab Emirates's Foreign Direct Investment in 2019?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
13,778.1 2019 10,374.4 2018 -985.3 1999 14,186.5 2007 USD mn yearly 1970 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 5.5 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 23,083.467 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 4,217.595 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 8.1 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (AED bn) 480.859 2025 yearly 1991 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (AED bn) 637.452 2025 yearly 1999 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (AED bn) 444.440 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Consolidated Government: Expenditures: Current (AED mn) 330,220.113 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019

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