Foreign direct investments as a share of GDP reached 0.032 % in 2017 in Peru, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10.6 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign direct investments as a share of GDP in Peru reached an all time high of 0.073 % in 1994 and an all time low of -0.005 % in 1984. When compared to Peru's main peers, foreign direct investments as a share of GDP in Bolivia amounted to 0.019 %, 0.034 % in Brazil, 0.023 % in Chile and 0.045 % in Colombia in 2017.
Peru has been ranked 73rd within the group of 169 countries we follow in terms of foreign direct investments as a share of GDP, 10 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.