Syrian Arab Republic Foreign Direct Investment 1970-2022

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.
  • Syrian Arab Republic foreign direct investment for 2011 was $0.80B, a 45.27% decline from 2010.
  • Syrian Arab Republic foreign direct investment for 2010 was $1.47B, a 42.82% decline from 2009.
  • Syrian Arab Republic foreign direct investment for 2009 was $2.57B, a 75.32% increase from 2008.
  • Syrian Arab Republic foreign direct investment for 2008 was $1.47B, a 18.01% increase from 2007.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflows, US $
Mozambique $3.66B
Liberia $2.09B
Congo, Dem. Rep. $1.60B
Tanzania $1.23B
Niger $1.07B
Guinea $0.96B
Sierra Leone $0.95B
Uganda $0.89B
Madagascar $0.82B
Malawi $0.81B
Syrian Arab Republic $0.80B
Togo $0.73B
Ethiopia $0.63B
Mali $0.56B
Zimbabwe $0.34B
Senegal $0.34B
Chad $0.28B
Benin $0.16B
Tajikistan $0.15B
Burkina Faso $0.14B
Haiti $0.12B
Rwanda $0.11B
North Korea $0.10B
Somalia $0.10B
Nepal $0.09B
Afghanistan $0.05B
Eritrea $0.04B
Central African Republic $0.04B
Gambia $0.04B
Guinea-Bissau $0.03B
Comoros $0.02B
Burundi $0.00B
Yemen $-0.52B
Syrian Arab Republic Foreign Direct Investment - Historical Data
Year Inflows, US $ % of GDP
2011 $0.80B 0.00%
2010 $1.47B 0.00%
2009 $2.57B 0.00%
2008 $1.47B 0.00%
2007 $1.24B 3.07%
2006 $0.66B 1.98%
2005 $0.50B 1.73%
2004 $0.28B 1.10%
2003 $0.16B 0.73%
2002 $0.12B 0.53%
2001 $0.11B 0.52%
2000 $0.27B 1.40%
1999 $0.26B 1.66%
1998 $0.08B 0.54%
1997 $0.08B 0.55%
1996 $0.09B 0.65%
1995 $0.10B 0.88%
1994 $0.25B 2.48%
1993 $0.11B 0.80%
1992 $0.06B 0.43%
1991 $0.05B 0.42%
1990 $0.04B 0.33%
1989 $0.03B 0.30%
1988 $0.03B 0.26%
1987 $0.02B 0.19%
1986 $0.02B 0.15%
1985 $0.02B 0.09%
1984 $0.00B 0.00%
1983 $-0.00B -0.00%
1982 $0.00B 0.00%
1981 $0.00B 0.00%
1980 $-0.00B -0.00%
1979 $0.00B 0.00%
1978 $0.00B 0.00%
1977 $0.00B 0.00%
1976 $0.00B 0.00%
1975 $0.00B 0.00%
1974 $0.00B 0.00%
1973 $-0.00B -0.00%
1972 $0.00B 0.00%
1970 $-0.00B -0.00%