Answered By: Lippincott Library
Last Updated: Jul 27, 2020     Views: 116

Use OECD iLibrary

  • Click on the Catalogue tab, then click Statistics.
  • Under Statistical Series select OECD International Direct Investment Statistics.
  • Direct Investment by Country, Direct Investment by Sector, and Summary Tables are available.

From OECD iLibrary, access the OECD International Direct Investment Statistics database:

  • Click on the Catalogue tab, then click Statistics.
  • Under Databases select OECD International Direct Investment Statistics. Or, to use OECD.Stat extract data from across datasets, click the Extract Data from Across Datasets button. 

Data-Planet also offers the OECD's data on foreign direct investment. Use Data-Planet to combine data on multiple countries and create custom visualizations of the OECD's data.

  • Drill down through Browse by Subject - International - OECD - OECD Factbook+.
  • Select Globalization - Foreign Direct Investment.
  • Select one or more countries and indicators of interest.

Go to IMF eLibrary Data.

  • Click on Data Topics.
  • Under External Sector select Coordinated Direct Investment Survey.
  • Click on All Tables and select data sets.
  • Bilateral data, country by country, is available in IMF eLibrary Data under Data Topics --> External Sector --> Coordinated Direct Investment Survey --> Data by Indicator.


Take a look at:

Try U.S. BEA International Economic Accounts.

Look at the trade publication Foreign Direct Investment (fDi).