Maldives Foreign Direct Investment 1973-2024

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.
  • Maldives foreign direct investment for 2022 was $0.72B, a 12.3% increase from 2021.
  • Maldives foreign direct investment for 2021 was $0.64B, a 45.86% increase from 2020.
  • Maldives foreign direct investment for 2020 was $0.44B, a 54.14% decline from 2019.
  • Maldives foreign direct investment for 2019 was $0.96B, a 66.95% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflows, US $
China $180.17B
Brazil $91.50B
Mexico $38.59B
Colombia $17.05B
Malaysia $15.11B
Turkey $13.09B
Romania $11.88B
Peru $10.85B
Thailand $10.05B
South Africa $8.80B
Kazakhstan $4.91B
Serbia $4.59B
Dominican Republic $3.96B
Costa Rica $3.56B
Bulgaria $3.22B
Belarus $1.61B
Albania $1.44B
Armenia $1.00B
Namibia $0.93B
Montenegro $0.87B
North Macedonia $0.87B
Ecuador $0.79B
Maldives $0.72B
Bosnia $0.65B
Paraguay $0.47B
Jamaica $0.32B
Belize $0.13B
Fiji $0.10B
Algeria $0.08B
Samoa $0.00B
Tonga $0.00B
Suriname $-0.01B
Azerbaijan $-4.47B
Russia $-43.13B
Maldives Foreign Direct Investment - Historical Data
Year Inflows, US $ % of GDP
2022 $0.72B 11.66%
2021 $0.64B 11.89%
2020 $0.44B 11.76%
2019 $0.96B 17.13%
2018 $0.58B 10.86%
2017 $0.46B 9.63%
2016 $0.46B 10.43%
2015 $0.30B 7.25%
2014 $0.33B 9.02%
2013 $0.36B 10.95%
2012 $0.23B 7.90%
2011 $0.42B 15.27%
2010 $0.22B 8.36%
2009 $0.16B 6.74%
2008 $0.18B 7.98%
2007 $0.13B 7.09%
2006 $0.06B 4.05%
2005 $0.05B 4.56%
2004 $0.05B 4.31%
2003 $0.03B 3.02%
2002 $0.02B 2.76%
2001 $0.02B 2.36%
2000 $0.02B 3.57%
1999 $0.01B 2.09%
1998 $0.01B 2.13%
1997 $0.01B 2.24%
1996 $0.01B 2.07%
1995 $0.01B 1.81%
1994 $0.01B 2.46%
1993 $0.01B 2.14%
1992 $0.01B 2.32%
1991 $0.01B 2.66%
1990 $0.01B 2.60%
1989 $0.00B 2.32%
1988 $0.00B 0.71%
1987 $0.01B 3.61%
1986 $0.01B 3.81%
1985 $0.00B 0.95%
1984 $-0.00B -0.13%
1983 $0.00B 0.42%
1982 $-0.00B -6.01%
1981 $-0.00B -0.07%
1980 $-0.00B -0.31%
1979 $0.00B -0.31%
1978 $0.00B -0.31%
1977 $0.00B -0.31%
1976 $0.00B -0.31%
1975 $0.00B -0.31%
1974 $0.00B -0.31%
1973 $-0.00B -0.31%