Outward direct investment positions broken down by region

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This table shows year-end stocks of foreign direct investments (FDI) made by Austrian investors, broken down by target countries. 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 Austrians abroad and investment by SPEs.



Definitions and terms:

DI, FDI, ODI, direct investment, equity capital, group, globalization, multinational corporations, affiliated enterprises, Outward FDI, equity capital, group, directional principle, stocks, positions.

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:

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