Inward direct investment positions broken down by region (ultimate owner)

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This table shows year-end stocks of foreign direct investments (FDI) in Austria. The geographical breakdown is according to the headquarters of the ultimate beneficial owner, which may differ from the residency of the immediate owner. FDI stocks reflect equity capital and “other capital“ (largely intra-company loans). In contrast to the international investment position, this table does not include real estate owned by foreigners and investment in SPEs.



Definitions and terms:

DI, FDI, IDI, direct investment, equity capital, group, globalization, multinational corporations, affiliated enterprises, Inward FDI, equity capital, group, directional principle, stocks, positions, ultimate owners.

Legal basis:

Foreign direct investment statistics as part of BOP and IIP is defined by:  Regulation (EC) No 555/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 June 2012. Legal basis for data collection: Article 44 Nationalbank Act, Exchange Control Act 2004.


Annual survey on FDI stocks conducted by OeNB.

Reporting institutions:

Banks, companies, individuals.

Standards and codes:

ISO country and currency codes, IMF Balance of Payments Manual 6, OECD: Benchmark Definition 4.