Foreign direct investments as a share of GDP reached 0.018 % in 2017 in Argentina, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 208 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign direct investments as a share of GDP in Argentina reached an all time high of 0.085 % in 1999 and an all time low of < -0.001 % in 1987. When compared to Argentina's main peers, foreign direct investments as a share of GDP in Bolivia amounted to 0.019 %, 0.023 % in Chile, 0.013 % in Paraguay and -0.016 % in Uruguay in 2017.
Argentina has been ranked 109th within the group of 169 countries we follow in terms of foreign direct investments as a share of GDP, 24 places above 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.