Myanmar Foreign Direct Investment 1971-2024

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.
  • Myanmar foreign direct investment for 2021 was $2.07B, a 8.36% increase from 2020.
  • Myanmar foreign direct investment for 2020 was $1.91B, a 9.89% increase from 2019.
  • Myanmar foreign direct investment for 2019 was $1.74B, a 1.84% decline from 2018.
  • Myanmar foreign direct investment for 2018 was $1.77B, a 63.2% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflows, US $
India $44.73B
Indonesia $21.21B
Vietnam $15.66B
Philippines $11.98B
Ukraine $7.95B
Egypt $5.12B
Republic of Congo $3.69B
Cambodia $3.48B
Nigeria $3.31B
Ghana $2.61B
Uzbekistan $2.28B
Morocco $2.26B
Mongolia $2.17B
Pakistan $2.15B
Myanmar $2.07B
Bangladesh $1.72B
Georgia $1.27B
Nicaragua $1.22B
Lao PDR $1.07B
Mauritania $1.07B
Cameroon $0.96B
El Salvador $0.83B
Honduras $0.80B
Sri Lanka $0.60B
Bolivia $0.58B
Tunisia $0.53B
Sudan $0.52B
Kosovo $0.50B
Kenya $0.46B
Moldova $0.39B
West Bank and Gaza $0.35B
Kyrgyz Republic $0.23B
Djibouti $0.17B
Eswatini $0.11B
Cabo Verde $0.09B
Timor-Leste $0.07B
Sao Tome and Principe $0.06B
Vanuatu $0.04B
Solomon Islands $0.03B
Bhutan $0.01B
Kiribati $0.00B
Papua New Guinea $-0.01B
Lesotho $-0.01B
Zambia $-0.35B
Angola $-4.36B
Myanmar Foreign Direct Investment - Historical Data
Year Inflows, US $ % of GDP
2021 $2.07B 3.17%
2020 $1.91B 2.42%
2019 $1.74B 2.53%
2018 $1.77B 2.63%
2017 $4.80B 7.82%
2016 $3.28B 5.44%
2015 $4.08B 6.48%
2014 $2.18B 3.44%
2013 $2.25B 3.72%
2012 $1.33B 2.29%
2011 $2.52B 4.66%
2010 $0.90B 2.38%
2009 $1.08B 3.66%
2008 $0.86B 3.75%
2007 $0.71B 4.55%
2006 $0.28B 2.33%
2005 $0.23B 2.22%
2004 $0.21B 2.25%
2003 $0.25B 3.21%
2002 $0.15B 2.46%
2001 $0.21B 3.35%
2000 $0.25B 3.72%
1999 $0.25B 4.48%
1998 $0.31B 6.82%
1997 $0.39B 6.87%
1996 $0.31B 5.39%
1995 $0.28B 5.68%
1994 $0.13B 3.30%
1993 $0.10B 3.73%
1992 $0.17B 7.74%
1991 $0.24B 11.14%
1990 $0.16B 7.91%
1989 $0.01B 0.47%
1988 $0.00B 0.00%
1987 $-0.00B -0.11%
1986 $0.00B 0.01%
1985 $0.00B 0.00%
1984 $0.00B 0.06%
1983 $-0.00B -0.03%
1982 $0.00B 0.00%
1981 $0.00B 0.00%
1980 $0.00B 0.04%
1979 $0.00B 0.00%
1978 $0.00B 0.00%
1977 $0.00B 0.01%
1976 $0.00B 0.00%
1975 $0.00B 0.29%
1974 $0.00B 0.10%
1973 $0.00B 0.00%
1972 $0.00B 0.04%
1971 $0.00B 0.01%