Outward direct investment transactions broken down by region

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This table shows transactions between Austrian direct investors and their direct investment enterprises abroad within a certain period of time broken down by target countries. FDI transactions reflect equity capital (incl. Reinvested earnings) and “other capital“ (largely intra-company loans). In contrast to the balance of payments statistics this table does not include real estate owned by Austrians abroad and SPEs.



Definitions and terms:

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

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.


Data on DI transactions are collected monthly; additional information, primarily useful for the calculation of reinvested earnings, is provided by the direct investment survey.

Reporting institutions:

Banks, companies, individuals.

Standards and codes:

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