United States Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad
Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad:
$5.711 trillion (31 December 2017 est.)
$5.352 trillion (31 December 2016 est.)
Definition: This entry gives the cumulative US dollar value of all investments in foreign countries made directly by residents - primarily companies - of the home country, as of the end of the time period indicated. Direct investment excludes investment through purchase of shares.
Source: CIA World Factbook