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THE GRAND MILLENIUM DAM IN ETHIOPIA AND FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS IN EGYPT - IMPLICATIONS
|Foreign Direct Investment||2013||2014||2015|
|FDI Inward Flow (million USD)||4,256||4,612||6,885|
|FDI Stock (million USD)||82,893||87,485||94,266|
|Number of Greenfield Investments***||48||59||66|
|FDI Inwards (in % of GFCF****)||11.4||12.1||15.2|
|FDI Stock (in % of GDP)||29.0||29.0||28.5|
Source: UNCTAD, 2015
Note: * The UNCTAD Inward FDI Performance Index is Based on a Ratio of the Country's Share in Global FDI Inflows and its Share in Global GDP. ** The UNCTAD Inward FDI Potential Index is Based on 12 Economic and Structural Variables Such as GDP, Foreign Trade, FDI, Infrastructures, Energy Use, R&D, Education, Country Risk. *** Green Field Investments Are a Form of Foreign Direct Investment Where a Parent Company Starts a New Venture in a Foreign Country By Constructing New Operational Facilities From the Ground Up. **** Gross Fixed Capital Formation (GFCF) Measures the Value of Additions to Fixed Assets Purchased By Business, Government and Households Less Disposals of Fixed Assets Sold Off or Scrapped.
FDI Inflows By Countries and Industry
|Main Investing Countries||2014-2015, in %|
|Main Invested Sectors||2014-2015, in %|
Source: Ministry of Investment - 2016.