Bilateral information on FDI may be used to assess the impact of (international) corporate tax regimes in the developing world on corporate FDI.

UNCTAD Foreign Direct Investment Data
  • Provider: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • Coverage: 101 different groups of countries from 1970 onwards (developed and developing countries, G20, petroleum and gas exporting countries, EU countries, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa etc.) and 238 individual countries from 1980 onwards
  • Frequency: annual
  • Variables: Inward and outward FDI flows and stocks

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World Bank Foreign Direct Investment Data
  • Provider: The World Bank
  • Coverage: 32 country groups (OECD countries; high and low income countries; the Arab World;  Euro Area etc.)and 214 individual countries from 1980 onwards
  • Frequency: annual
  • Variables: Net inflows of FDI
  • Comments: Data is included in the World Development Indicators Database

Data