Definition: Foreign direct investment stocks
Foreign direct investment
Foreign direct investment stocks, also referred to as FDI positions, are a measure, at a specific point in time, of the value and composition of a country’s FDI assets (outward stocks, or claims on the rest of the world) and of its FDI liabilities (inward stocks from the
rest of the world).
Eurostat, "European Union foreign direct investment yearbook 2007 - Data 2001 - 2005", Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 2007