Global immediate and ultimate FDI in the United Kingdom 2016, by continent

This statistic illustrates the leading inbound foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United Kingdom in 2016, by global ultimate investing continent. As of 2016 European countries were the largest investors in the United Kingdom (UK) with a total of over 675 billion British pounds in immediate foreign direct investment and approximately 540.4 billion British pounds in ultimate FDI. The Americas was the second largest source of foreign direct investment into the United Kingdom, of which the U.S was the majority source on both an immediate and ultimate basis.

Global foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016, by basis (in billion British pounds)*

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Release date

July 2018


United Kingdom

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Supplementary notes

* Values have been rounded.
Definition of ultimate investing country found in the IMF Glossary of Foreign Direct Investment Terms and Definitions, page 12.

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