Foreign Direct Investment
FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
IN SINGAPORE
STOCK AS AT YEAR END
S$ 1,112 Bil
2014
S$ 1,268 Bil
2015
S$ 1,352 Bil
2016
S$ 1,567 Bil
2017
S$ 1,737 Bil
10.8%
2018
S$ 1,737 Bil
Total Foreign
Direct
Investment
2018
S$ 147 Bil
Net Lending from
Foreign Direct
Investors
S$ 1,590 Bil
Direct Equity
Investment
TOP SOURCES OF INVESTMENT
STOCK AS AT YEAR END
2018
S$ 289 Bil
United
States
S$ 214 Bil
Cayman
Islands
S$ 129 Bil
British
Virgin Islands
S$ 122 Bil
Netherlands
S$ 115 Bil
Japan
S$ 105 Bil
Luxembourg
S$ 96 Bil
United
Kingdom
S$ 77 Bil
Bermuda
S$ 61 Bil
Switzerland
S$ 61 Bil
Hong Kong
STOCK AS AT YEAR END BY ACTIVITY IN SINGAPORE
Financial &
Insurance Services
S$ 928 Bil
2018
S$ 861 Bil
2017
Wholesale &
Retail Trade
S$ 272 Bil
2018
S$ 279 Bil
2017
Manufacturing
S$ 222 Bil
2018
S$ 182 Bil
2017
Professional,
Scientific & Technical,
Administrative &
Support Services
S$ 175 Bil
2018
S$ 114 Bil
2017
Real Estate
Activities
S$ 46 Bil
2018
S$ 42 Bil
2017
Information &
Communications
S$ 36 Bil
2018
S$ 32 Bil
2017
Transport &
Storage
S$ 32 Bil
2018
S$ 30 Bil
2017
Accommodation &
Food Services
S$ 6 Bil
2018
S$ 7 Bil
2017
SINGAPORE'S DIRECT
INVESTMENT ABROAD
STOCK AS AT YEAR END
S$ 546 Bil
2013
S$ 650 Bil
2014
S$ 724 Bil
2015
S$ 837 Bil
2016
S$ 850 Bil
1.6%
2017
S$ 850 Bil
Total Direct
Investment
Abroad
2017
S$ 78 Bil
Net Lending to
Overseas Affiliates
S$ 772 Bil
Direct Equity
Investment
TOP INVESTMENT DESTINATIONS
STOCK AS AT YEAR END
2017
S$ 140 Bil
China
S$ 71 Bil
Cayman
Islands
S$ 66 Bil
Indonesia
S$ 57 Bil
Hong Kong
S$ 55 Bil
United
Kingdom
S$ 49 Bil
Australia
S$ 49 Bil
India
S$ 45 Bil
Malaysia
S$ 39 Bil
British
Virgin Islands
S$ 31 Bil
United States
STOCK AS AT YEAR END BY ACTIVITY ABROAD
2016
2017
S$ 391 Bil
Financial & Insurance Services
S$ 399 Bil
S$ 157 Bil
Manufacturing
S$ 163 Bil
S$ 68 Bil
Wholesale & Retail Trade
S$ 69 Bil
S$ 67 Bil
Real Estate Activities
S$ 67 Bil
S$ 38 Bil
Information & Communications
S$ 41 Bil
S$ 24 Bil
Professional, Scientific & Technical, Administrative
& Support Services
S$ 22 Bil
S$ 19 Bil
Transport & Storage
S$ 17 Bil
S$ 5 Bil
Accommodation & Food Services
S$ 5 Bil