Select Committee on European Union Eighteenth Report


APPENDIX 3 (continued)

Table 8.4 Direct investment flows, 1996 - 1999 (million US dollars)

  
Inflow
Outflow
Net outflow (+)
  
1996
1997
1998
1999p
1996
1997
1998
1999p
1996
1997
1998
1999p
Belgium-Luxembourg
14,061
12,093
22,724
15,868
8,065
7,273
28,453
24,937
-5,996
-4,820
5,729
9,069
Germany
6,577
11,092
21,271
52,403
50,841
40,716
91,183
98,853
44,264
29,624
69,912
46,450
Spain
6,820
6,387
11,797
9,357
5,590
12,547
18,935
35,421
-1,230
6,160
7,138
26,064
France
21,942
23,174
28,955
37,416
30,395
35,586
41,913
88,324
8,453
12,412
12,958
50,908
Ireland (see Note)
1,888
1,676
3,904
5,422
-
-
8,569
18,326
-
-
4,665
12,904
Italy
3,535
3,698
2,611
5,019
6,465
10,619
12,078
3,038
2,930
6,921
9,467
-1,981
Netherlands
15,055
14,499
41,977
33,341
31,230
29,247
51,365
45,540
16,175
14,748
9,388
12,199
Austria
4,429
2,656
4,902
2,952
1,935
1,948
2,948
2,703
-2,494
-708
-1,954
-249
Portugal
1,368
2,278
2,802
570
776
1,668
2,901
2,679
-592
-610
99
2,109
Finland
1,109
2,116
12,141
3,024
3,596
5,292
18,643
4,194
2,487
3,176
6,502
1,170
EU-11
76,784
79,669
153,084
165,372
-
-
276,988
324,015
-
-
123,904
158,643
EU-15
114,608
130,269
247,472
314,639
-
-
-
551,021
-
-
-
236,382
UK
26,084
33,245
64,388
82,176
34,125
61,620
119,463
199,275
8,041
28,375
55,075
117,099
US
88,977
109,264
193,375
282,507
92,694
109,955
132,829
152,152
3,717
691
-60,546
-130,355
Japan
228
3,224
3,193
12,378
23,424
25,991
24,159
20,730
23,196
22,767
20,966
8,352

Source: OECD/FDI database, from OECD, Recent Trends in Foreign Direct Investment (2000)
Note: 
For Ireland, the figures shown are for net (inward and outward) direct investment capital flows. For 1999, balance of payments data (provisional)



 
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