Foreign Direct Investments (As % of GDP) rose to 0.131% in Mongolia in 2017

Foreign Direct Investments (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Mongolia | May 17, 2019
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Foreign direct investments as a share of GDP reached -0.372 % in 2016 in Mongolia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 384 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign direct investments as a share of GDP in Mongolia reached an all time high of 0.439 % in 2011 and an all time low of -0.372 % in 2016. When compared to Mongolia's main peers, foreign direct investments as a share of GDP in China amounted to 0.016 %, 0.123 % in Kazakhstan, 0.091 % in Kyrgyzstan and 0.025 % in Russia in 2016.

Mongolia has been ranked 171st within the group of 171 countries we follow in terms of foreign direct investments as a share of GDP, 124 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Foreign direct investments are the net inflow of investment needed to acquire a lasting management interest (10% or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor.

Foreign Direct Investments (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
China % 0.037% 0.028% 0.030% 0.026% 0.022%
Germany % 0.026% 0.018% 0.018% 0.005% 0.016%
India % 0.020% 0.013% 0.015% 0.017% 0.021%
Japan % < -0.001% < 0.001% 0.002% 0.004% 0.001%
Kazakhstan % 0.071% 0.066% 0.042% 0.033% 0.035%
Kyrgyzstan % 0.111% 0.040% 0.083% 0.046% 0.171%
Mongolia % 0.439% 0.348% 0.164% 0.028% 0.008%
Russia % 0.027% 0.023% 0.030% 0.011% 0.005%
Tajikistan % 0.025% 0.031% 0.015% 0.033% 0.054%
USA % 0.017% 0.015% 0.017% 0.014% 0.028%
Uzbekistan % 0.036% 0.011% 0.011% 0.012% < 0.001%