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Investment abroad. By geographical areas

Investment abroad. By geographical areas Catalonia Value
Total OECD European Union North America Latin America Rest of Americas Asia and Oceania Africa Fiscal paradises
Q2/2020 1,071.6 1,045.8 245.7 0.5 21.3 0.0 0.0 1.3 0.0
Q1/2020 42.6 39.0 4.5 (b) 0.0 0.7 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.1
Q4/2019 335.2 197.4 24.7 168.9 129.3 0.1 10.1 0.1 1.9
Q3/2019 163.5 19.2 6.9 1.8 78.7 0.0 61.6 14.5 0.0
Q2/2019 105.3 48.7 53.1 2.5 45.3 0.6 0.3 1.1 0.6
Q1/2019 391.1 38.1 17.6 2.5 365.3 0.1 0.9 2.3 0.6
Q4/2018 471.3 324.7 253.4 46.2 153.9 1.7 9.1 6.2 6.2
Q3/2018 4,488.6 4,402.0 4,185.1 216.9 75.2 0.2 7.1 4.0 0.2
Q2/2018 167.3 143.0 120.1 2.4 40.4 0.4 2.5 0.0 0.4
Q1/2018 241.0 184.5 7.8 175.2 25.7 25.2 3.8 0.0 3.5
Q4/2017 473.1 169.4 51.1 84.8 296.3 0.4 24.3 0.0 15.8
Q3/2017 374.8 339.1 300.5 11.8 55.8 0.3 6.4 0.0 0.3
Q2/2017 1,009.9 769.0 748.9 2.2 220.2 0.3 24.2 0.1 0.4
Q1/2017 692.3 576.6 61.3 494.5 117.6 0.0 13.1 2.6 0.7
Q4/2016 530.1 217.6 143.9 65.8 310.5 0.3 6.1 0.1 0.3
Q3/2016 556.3 140.7 117.7 10.3 419.8 0.1 4.3 4.1 0.1
Q2/2016 445.0 220.3 92.3 113.9 210.5 7.0 7.3 11.4 0.4
Q1/2016 670.4 542.6 411.9 90.5 157.8 0.0 1.2 0.9 0.0
Q4/2015 483.9 311.3 238.0 17.2 195.9 0.4 13.4 6.0 0.4
Q3/2015 259.5 155.0 91.0 4.7 147.4 0.0 3.7 10.0 0.0
Q2/2015 301.4 217.6 143.9 60.4 69.8 0.0 21.8 5.2 0.0
Q1/2015 163.6 82.3 58.8 17.5 74.2 0.0 1.3 2.3 8.7
Q4/2014 167.6 77.4 50.9 3.9 72.8 0.0 17.4 18.4 0.0
Q3/2014 1,568.3 1,543.8 1,443.0 78.0 27.4 0.0 17.3 1.0 0.0
Q2/2014 537.8 91.1 77.2 5.6 406.6 24.1 20.5 0.6 0.0
Q1/2014 502.8 449.2 143.6 296.3 45.7 0.0 0.5 0.6 0.0
Q4/2013 1,288.6 1,143.0 960.7 148.9 128.8 4.0 28.7 2.7 4.1
Q3/2013 202.3 146.2 49.3 25.4 116.1 0.0 7.9 0.5 0.0
Q2/2013 212.7 56.2 43.6 1.6 158.9 2.9 0.3 3.6 3.0
Q1/2013 327.8 188.0 177.3 8.6 135.0 0.0 4.0 0.6 0.0
Q4/2012 955.0 313.3 201.3 12.4 359.3 318.8 38.3 0.3 2.9
Q3/2012 338.0 233.8 206.8 23.8 92.1 0.0 9.7 4.4 0.0
Q2/2012 716.6 641.0 415.4 54.6 51.8 7.5 24.1 2.1 0.1
Q1/2012 274.3 148.8 141.2 1.6 115.4 0.7 9.1 5.6 0.7
Q4/2011 780.4 393.5 252.8 45.1 369.4 0.0 9.1 13.0 0.0
Q3/2011 314.0 55.8 15.4 1.1 185.5 0.0 85.0 2.1 0.0
Q2/2011 1,270.5 1,095.4 137.7 822.0 114.2 2.5 33.2 34.4 2.3
Q1/2011 255.8 156.1 23.3 92.8 60.3 0.0 62.0 2.3 0.0
Q4/2010 394.4 336.4 179.5 20.9 94.6 0.0 14.1 0.0 0.0
Q3/2010 157.5 88.9 44.3 34.7 50.4 0.0 4.1 19.1 0.0
Q2/2010 769.8 629.9 622.4 3.4 15.2 2.5 62.6 5.2 2.5
Q1/2010 479.5 76.5 68.1 0.2 48.6 0.0 359.7 2.8 0.0
Q4/2009 438.8 333.2 161.0 89.8 111.7 0.0 5.6 1.4 0.2
Q3/2009 373.3 303.9 237.2 10.6 39.8 7.5 1.3 3.2 7.7
Q2/2009 295.6 166.0 104.0 11.0 50.3 0.0 14.4 33.3 0.0
Q1/2009 464.4 401.9 304.5 3.6 31.7 0.0 35.1 17.8 4.5
Q4/2008 2,034.7 1,426.6 1,307.4 36.3 55.2 0.0 81.0 518.6 0.0
Q3/2008 456.0 288.5 259.6 22.6 42.8 0.0 120.9 4.5 0.2
Q2/2008 1,073.5 959.1 874.7 58.5 60.6 0.0 21.5 44.4 0.0
Q1/2008 380.7 288.7 190.0 79.8 37.6 0.0 54.1 3.6 6.8
Q4/2007 3,105.5 1,101.8 843.2 198.7 1,943.2 0.2 62.7 11.8 2.2
Q3/2007 1,288.2 1,042.9 930.1 17.7 158.9 0.0 25.8 11.6 0.0
Q2/2007 1,069.8 934.9 690.8 156.3 139.4 1.6 33.6 22.6 1.3
Q1/2007 2,297.9 2,251.7 2,190.7 38.5 55.4 0.0 8.4 3.3 0.0
Q4/2006 1,059.9 755.3 688.3 78.9 146.3 0.0 69.2 10.3 0.1
Q3/2006 2,137.9 2,007.6 1,822.8 72.3 28.5 3.2 37.1 43.7 0.0
Q2/2006 1,244.6 1,146.4 1,078.0 7.4 108.2 0.0 23.6 17.4 0.0
Q1/2006 1,984.4 1,846.2 1,772.6 58.4 86.5 0.0 57.7 2.2 0.0
Q4/2005 1,282.9 903.3 788.7 34.1 412.2 0.0 7.2 16.6 0.1
Q3/2005 247.5 118.1 83.3 11.4 110.2 0.0 19.4 1.7 0.3
Q2/2005 256.2 174.1 76.3 5.8 143.5 0.6 10.1 11.4 0.6
Q1/2005 1,111.3 1,073.8 978.2 58.7 62.8 0.3 5.3 1.3 1.5
Q4/2004 1,029.5 921.8 837.8 59.0 101.3 0.0 17.8 6.3 0.0
Q3/2004 797.1 554.1 524.3 13.2 247.8 0.0 2.6 4.8 0.0
Q2/2004 2,981.1 2,927.7 2,594.0 324.3 37.1 0.1 23.3 1.9 0.0
Q1/2004 350.0 334.9 300.4 11.6 21.9 0.0 4.1 1.7 0.0
Q4/2003 2,235.2 1,682.6 1,637.0 33.2 556.0 0.1 8.0 0.4 0.0
Q3/2003 1,970.6 1,877.8 1,859.2 12.2 25.0 0.0 7.6 64.4 0.0
Q2/2003 234.7 203.2 179.9 11.2 20.8 0.0 9.1 5.3 0.0
Q1/2003 195.6 164.3 150.1 12.5 12.5 0.1 3.4 13.6 2.6
Q4/2002 858.6 490.0 389.3 58.5 87.4 180.1 85.4 55.2 0.0
Q3/2002 359.7 326.6 104.5 16.0 25.7 0.0 1.9 0.1 0.0
Q2/2002 1,022.4 984.8 549.4 260.6 37.3 0.0 0.3 3.7 0.0
Q1/2002 282.3 260.7 70.0 184.9 25.0 0.0 2.1 0.0 0.0
Q4/2001 336.3 229.3 150.1 40.7 100.0 0.0 30.3 0.3 0.1
Q3/2001 406.8 326.9 110.7 209.4 74.7 1.6 5.2 5.0 3.8
Q2/2001 876.8 657.5 163.6 426.1 237.0 0.0 41.3 5.5 0.0
Q1/2001 629.5 324.4 154.2 14.2 428.5 0.0 0.8 0.0 23.8
Q4/2000 1,556.8 1,351.6 210.4 67.0 242.9 0.0 19.1 12.1 0.2
Q3/2000 736.8 483.5 204.8 12.4 169.2 48.9 33.0 0.4 48.9
Q2/2000 1,800.5 1,357.9 1,338.0 13.9 413.4 0.0 6.1 1.3 2.4
Q1/2000 2,138.8 2,037.9 1,242.0 2.8 22.1 0.0 0.3 0.5 0.0
Q4/1999 3,308.3 3,016.5 2,188.0 15.4 318.4 0.0 21.2 6.1 0.0
Q3/1999 716.1 141.7 86.9 3.7 619.9 0.0 4.0 0.4 0.0
Q2/1999 492.4 427.0 379.5 26.2 68.1 0.0 1.4 0.5 0.0
Q1/1999 182.2 118.5 90.1 6.6 75.0 1.7 4.3 0.6 1.7
Q4/1998 492.5 182.3 129.3 12.7 196.4 0.9 5.7 140.2 1.2
Q3/1998 99.5 52.7 22.2 10.9 56.0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0
Q2/1998 473.8 350.7 318.3 12.8 127.1 0.0 4.9 10.2 0.0
Q1/1998 530.6 421.2 403.3 15.8 104.2 0.1 2.2 4.2 0.3
Q4/1997 298.9 234.8 217.6 0.5 71.0 0.0 6.9 1.8 1.5
Q3/1997 263.5 14.1 13.1 0.3 202.4 0.0 0.1 0.3 2.1
Q2/1997 390.8 179.1 20.7 156.1 206.2 0.0 0.5 4.7 0.2
Q1/1997 69.4 44.3 29.3 11.7 25.4 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.0
Q4/1996 110.5 56.2 45.9 0.6 23.3 32.4 0.0 0.3 32.4
Q3/1996 49.2 30.0 17.0 2.0 26.9 0.1 2.9 0.0 0.1
Q2/1996 134.0 25.9 13.8 7.9 100.4 0.1 0.5 6.6 0.4
Q1/1996 83.5 72.2 66.6 3.4 7.8 4.8 0.0 0.2 5.3
Q4/1995 249.5 227.7 218.0 6.4 19.2 2.9 1.1 0.0 0.0
Q3/1995 94.4 68.9 65.1 0.3 14.1 0.0 0.1 3.1 10.5
Q2/1995 97.7 82.6 48.3 14.7 6.6 0.0 18.4 8.6 0.0
Q1/1995 106.3 67.9 33.2 8.7 16.1 7.8 0.4 8.0 8.9
Q4/1994 89.2 58.2 34.0 22.7 14.5 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0
Q3/1994 56.3 25.0 40.7 1.7 3.3 1.4 7.2 0.0 1.2
Q2/1994 42.2 30.8 25.7 3.8 0.5 0.0 0.1 0.8 0.0
Q1/1994 54.3 50.4 48.6 0.9 2.8 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.0
Q4/1993 43.0 39.7 37.1 1.1 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.7 1.2
Q3/1993 116.2 113.6 90.4 23.1 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.5 0.1
Q2/1993 10.5 10.2 10.0 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Q1/1993 96.2 67.6 60.8 4.0 28.1 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
Units: Millions of euros.
Source: Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism.
Notes:
- The total is not equal to the sum of the areas shown as some countries are in more than one area.
- Until the fourth quarter of 2019, the European Union includes EU-28 countries; from the first quarter of 2020, EU-27 countries (without the United Kingdom).
(b) Break in time series.
Investment abroad. By geographical areas Spain Value
Total OECD European Union North America Latin America Rest of Americas Asia and Oceania Africa Fiscal paradises
Q2/2020 2,015.2 1,880.4 355.4 207.0 134.7 4.1 4.5 1.3 4.1
Q1/2020 4,210.8 3,386.0 2,652.6 (b) 241.7 1,055.4 6.8 63.4 6.0 8.4
Q4/2019 5,360.6 4,702.8 1,967.2 2,402.5 905.2 0.1 44.4 0.4 1.9
Q3/2019 2,778.6 1,963.5 913.7 571.6 445.9 1.3 499.9 18.5 15.6
Q2/2019 4,825.2 3,209.5 2,741.4 312.7 1,424.0 1.3 300.1 28.7 1.3
Q1/2019 2,161.7 1,177.3 312.6 734.7 958.4 63.7 35.7 25.4 47.6
Q4/2018 12,991.7 11,811.8 3,352.6 7,214.4 1,887.4 2.3 339.4 78.8 6.8
Q3/2018 9,624.6 6,492.3 5,179.8 768.9 3,240.8 7.9 78.7 39.8 8.2
Q2/2018 3,783.5 2,954.4 2,233.5 625.6 756.6 2.4 130.4 19.7 4.5
Q1/2018 6,327.6 5,729.1 853.4 653.4 4,511.0 60.4 115.6 23.5 38.6
Q4/2017 21,889.9 19,871.3 17,107.0 1,609.5 1,637.2 256.5 362.3 71.4 126.9
Q3/2017 6,085.0 3,539.8 1,435.2 457.2 3,796.4 2.1 202.7 7.9 0.3
Q2/2017 6,357.7 5,239.9 3,255.6 1,803.3 1,035.9 3.0 188.2 31.4 7.0
Q1/2017 5,097.4 4,264.0 2,641.1 1,110.1 784.8 143.4 316.4 8.5 61.0
Q4/2016 7,456.2 6,149.2 1,911.5 3,105.5 2,166.7 11.4 160.5 42.0 11.7
Q3/2016 11,827.0 9,015.7 5,734.3 361.4 5,511.7 34.0 102.6 37.5 51.6
Q2/2016 14,664.3 13,366.2 11,556.8 698.2 2,153.0 74.0 52.3 24.6 19.8
Q1/2016 5,499.8 4,410.8 2,395.0 1,450.3 1,265.3 1.6 271.6 76.4 4.4
Q4/2015 6,730.3 5,296.6 2,202.6 1,681.5 2,284.3 10.7 122.5 81.4 11.7
Q3/2015 2,463.3 1,064.6 476.4 286.2 1,281.1 18.5 102.3 161.1 23.7
Q2/2015 13,952.7 12,008.2 3,907.8 7,945.5 1,841.3 29.5 186.7 31.5 38.3
Q1/2015 8,805.4 4,693.6 2,756.8 509.8 5,334.6 45.8 46.2 34.4 10.0
Q4/2014 13,035.8 8,426.7 3,078.9 335.5 9,192.6 10.6 210.1 55.1 14.3
Q3/2014 8,663.8 7,301.0 6,484.6 564.6 1,208.9 36.2 174.3 90.2 78.3
Q2/2014 3,842.7 1,273.0 693.2 137.6 2,107.0 217.6 600.5 35.6 207.1
Q1/2014 6,352.6 3,949.6 825.6 2,433.9 1,077.4 1,778.1 76.8 4.1 1,778.2
Q4/2013 14,124.4 8,217.9 7,360.3 421.2 5,780.0 13.7 307.9 60.2 63.0
Q3/2013 3,044.4 2,123.6 1,531.1 172.9 1,130.8 3.2 170.6 8.4 6.0
Q2/2013 5,402.8 3,343.2 2,703.4 192.6 1,865.3 146.0 141.0 9.9 161.0
Q1/2013 3,467.8 2,296.2 1,559.7 129.8 1,204.7 2.3 178.9 12.0 2.8
Q4/2012 7,749.4 5,736.3 4,824.3 405.8 1,831.3 335.7 99.7 13.5 10.2
Q3/2012 5,049.0 4,280.5 1,683.1 284.7 2,924.9 24.1 48.3 15.5 29.0
Q2/2012 3,289.6 2,057.3 1,450.4 248.1 1,143.3 27.8 132.7 34.8 82.3
Q1/2012 2,094.0 1,338.7 770.4 188.2 728.2 21.4 218.5 40.2 21.4
Q4/2011 9,271.2 6,529.3 3,789.3 1,022.9 3,830.4 15.7 203.3 135.0 31.3
Q3/2011 3,956.5 2,264.2 1,305.9 536.8 1,026.2 80.6 668.8 72.1 82.0
Q2/2011 9,643.3 6,986.9 5,431.4 954.7 2,662.9 39.8 224.1 120.7 39.6
Q1/2011 10,787.8 9,738.0 4,628.9 832.2 986.4 0.0 109.7 15.4 1.8
Q4/2010 5,199.9 4,242.3 1,539.3 893.4 2,307.9 60.0 195.3 48.6 73.1
Q3/2010 17,233.1 16,593.1 14,137.7 227.2 2,598.3 0.6 87.4 59.1 0.6
Q2/2010 4,060.2 2,449.7 1,197.3 1,112.2 331.7 4.6 1,288.5 28.2 3.3
Q1/2010 4,703.9 3,735.8 2,535.8 895.3 544.1 6.3 430.2 48.3 9.4
Q4/2009 6,787.5 5,460.0 2,405.2 1,181.9 2,728.2 35.8 49.5 99.6 35.9
Q3/2009 2,563.5 1,708.9 1,068.6 440.6 571.5 47.8 123.7 151.7 15.8
Q2/2009 2,616.8 2,215.0 1,110.7 790.3 392.7 0.0 112.3 87.7 3.6
Q1/2009 8,220.8 6,939.1 3,006.4 3,302.7 1,117.8 110.7 104.0 45.9 129.1
Q4/2008 17,102.8 13,281.5 8,008.2 2,122.4 3,458.4 2.7 964.4 1,039.5 132.5
Q3/2008 8,722.9 7,759.5 2,512.1 3,907.2 1,969.5 0.0 164.1 95.9 0.2
Q2/2008 7,220.1 6,166.2 3,610.2 2,026.5 1,081.6 124.7 94.8 65.1 124.8
Q1/2008 5,435.9 4,206.7 3,256.8 228.4 1,004.5 13.5 313.4 23.8 77.0
Q4/2007 42,638.2 39,486.3 36,560.7 887.5 4,212.6 79.0 117.6 141.6 82.9
Q3/2007 16,494.0 15,233.7 3,676.6 8,251.1 2,877.2 16.1 969.5 54.9 16.1
Q2/2007 33,678.2 32,272.0 31,648.5 367.7 962.1 48.1 92.4 104.5 82.8
Q1/2007 6,120.0 4,798.2 3,717.8 557.6 966.0 20.0 538.8 26.4 20.2
Q4/2006 8,860.0 7,429.0 4,458.3 2,649.8 1,305.7 71.1 115.5 107.6 65.6
Q3/2006 12,986.6 11,743.6 10,613.4 966.2 663.6 18.1 61.4 472.7 15.0
Q2/2006 8,114.8 7,449.8 4,658.0 2,442.8 425.9 11.0 35.8 247.8 42.4
Q1/2006 31,035.8 29,933.0 29,326.2 441.4 952.3 162.7 86.5 21.6 176.8
Q4/2005 11,856.8 10,307.3 8,003.6 765.5 1,680.4 25.1 70.5 119.6 45.8
Q3/2005 4,182.8 2,919.1 2,417.3 330.7 830.8 4.1 47.4 483.7 27.3
Q2/2005 10,720.0 9,843.3 8,856.5 748.8 910.6 5.8 34.6 96.7 10.4
Q1/2005 4,260.7 2,597.7 1,873.5 484.3 1,646.5 2.4 17.6 5.3 21.9
Q4/2004 23,637.8 21,878.8 20,803.2 677.1 1,460.8 364.7 52.9 36.7 366.1
Q3/2004 3,300.2 2,245.5 1,206.0 396.2 1,162.0 2.8 12.9 31.5 2.9
Q2/2004 8,604.0 8,293.2 4,353.4 429.7 3,675.0 4.3 116.1 16.7 3.9
Q1/2004 2,138.0 1,760.4 1,547.5 50.7 459.6 0.6 12.6 3.4 0.6
Q4/2003 7,420.6 4,594.9 3,902.0 222.7 3,121.7 58.0 69.7 45.0 58.2
Q3/2003 7,231.9 4,746.8 4,443.0 198.5 748.4 170.9 24.1 1,637.7 249.3
Q2/2003 1,591.2 1,357.2 920.6 217.9 411.0 0.9 20.2 8.7 1.0
Q1/2003 3,532.6 2,997.9 1,710.7 1,094.5 521.7 120.1 11.8 64.3 117.8
Q4/2002 9,478.1 6,662.3 4,441.6 346.0 2,871.4 209.6 1,112.6 309.7 32.5
Q3/2002 7,457.0 6,796.2 4,971.5 236.4 870.2 1.2 7.7 122.6 1.8
Q2/2002 5,527.6 4,976.6 3,403.2 904.1 721.2 17.2 259.3 13.4 21.0
Q1/2002 3,550.6 1,693.2 1,100.1 366.3 1,801.4 20.3 13.5 239.5 22.4
Q4/2001 6,208.6 3,737.9 2,646.4 387.7 2,710.4 3.6 43.0 22.0 4.6
Q3/2001 6,450.5 4,710.1 4,229.1 286.9 1,895.4 2.7 6.9 24.8 7.2
Q2/2001 8,592.3 7,139.4 4,141.1 1,087.6 2,822.6 28.9 43.2 13.8 28.2
Q1/2001 5,774.6 3,909.4 3,624.8 31.2 1,798.1 258.7 20.6 5.4 280.8
Q4/2000 18,173.0 11,373.6 4,062.2 5,889.0 7,067.9 48.9 43.9 13.2 50.7
Q3/2000 17,506.6 6,714.8 1,911.6 1,052.0 14,060.8 90.2 47.6 74.0 88.6
Q2/2000 8,126.1 5,186.8 4,430.4 388.2 2,799.4 12.8 182.4 4.0 76.6
Q1/2000 5,906.8 4,017.4 3,063.8 95.8 1,408.1 390.2 0.8 27.0 377.6
Q4/1999 8,908.2 6,211.1 4,174.0 529.1 3,240.6 92.6 52.9 27.2 24.8
Q3/1999 4,438.1 1,410.8 804.8 129.9 2,775.4 361.5 39.7 161.5 405.5
Q2/1999 23,122.8 2,294.6 1,919.5 201.4 20,220.0 501.8 188.1 12.3 308.6
Q1/1999 6,307.9 1,213.1 990.4 21.3 4,780.7 376.6 28.0 33.5 376.7
Q4/1998 5,536.0 2,848.8 1,684.8 649.3 2,534.1 123.5 18.0 150.2 196.0
Q3/1998 4,440.9 652.1 304.3 296.5 3,548.9 259.0 14.9 4.4 259.0
Q2/1998 2,127.9 850.0 662.4 114.6 1,276.2 48.1 6.4 17.9 48.2
Q1/1998 1,659.6 1,141.9 899.8 196.0 512.7 23.3 8.5 7.2 33.7
Q4/1997 5,615.0 2,261.8 1,979.3 233.4 3,314.7 29.9 25.7 7.2 25.5
Q3/1997 1,088.1 314.1 244.1 37.9 718.0 33.9 2.5 2.6 37.6
Q2/1997 1,356.1 424.3 206.8 205.0 870.0 58.2 4.0 5.5 24.8
Q1/1997 1,443.2 355.2 167.3 36.3 1,153.6 48.5 6.2 16.9 49.0
Q4/1996 1,969.4 572.7 459.6 47.4 1,203.4 178.6 6.1 11.7 203.6
Q3/1996 854.7 397.0 138.1 241.1 441.2 19.8 3.0 9.5 19.9
Q2/1996 757.0 416.6 341.6 50.2 329.4 5.9 5.9 11.3 4.3
Q1/1996 1,195.6 360.3 208.8 142.3 780.2 41.1 7.5 5.8 45.5
Q4/1995 2,208.8 1,703.4 1,657.9 28.5 309.4 161.1 37.2 5.0 159.7
Q3/1995 2,147.9 1,416.7 158.2 12.3 172.8 650.7 0.7 7.3 657.9
Q2/1995 987.9 545.9 140.7 244.0 222.8 180.3 18.5 11.8 226.0
Q1/1995 651.8 465.1 386.2 40.5 78.9 81.7 3.0 13.1 87.2
Q4/1994 2,638.0 625.6 518.4 96.1 1,876.1 70.1 14.7 3.5 110.9
Q3/1994 599.3 490.1 426.8 71.3 42.3 43.2 7.6 4.3 40.2
Q2/1994 653.7 195.6 124.1 22.1 485.6 0.2 0.5 1.2 9.0
Q1/1994 382.9 244.7 214.0 23.3 115.9 8.1 0.0 3.0 25.7
Q4/1993 617.8 471.1 439.5 19.5 110.4 28.4 0.3 14.5 32.8
Q3/1993 476.2 266.1 186.2 71.6 99.6 100.5 2.4 14.6 100.5
Q2/1993 243.2 140.6 129.6 8.0 58.1 4.0 2.6 39.5 2.9
Q1/1993 591.8 420.2 354.2 44.9 121.9 34.7 2.3 2.2 62.2
Units: Millions of euros.
Source: Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism.
Notes:
- The total is not equal to the sum of the areas shown as some countries are in more than one area.
- Until the fourth quarter of 2019, the European Union includes EU-28 countries; from the first quarter of 2020, EU-27 countries (without the United Kingdom).
(b) Break in time series.

Last update: September 25, 2020. Next update: December 21, 2020

Annual data

Methodological note

The definition of direct foreign investment basically follows the recommendations of the International Monetary Fund (5th Balance of Payments Manual) and the OCDE (Benchmark Definition).

The data is based on that declared by investors pursuant to Act 19/2003, dated 4 July, on the legal system for capital movements and economic transactions abroad and measures to prevent money laundering, and the regulations that further implement it (Royal Decree 664/1999, Ministerial Order dated 28 May 2001 and Ministerial Ruling dated 21 February 2002). They do not include financing between companies, reinvested profits (save in the case of capitalisation of loans and/or profits) and investment in real estate.

Gross investment includes direct investment declared to the Foreign Investment Registry (FIR) of non-residents which entails:

  • holdings in unlisted companies domiciled abroad
  • holdings in listed companies domiciled abroad (over 10% of capital)
  • setting up or expansion of branches
  • other forms of investment contracts or entities registered abroad (foundations, cooperatives, economic interest groups), in which the invested capital exceeds EUR 1,502,530.26

Excluded from the data are foreign share holding companies (ETVEs). ETVEs are holding companies set up in Spain whose sole purpose is to hold shares in companies located abroad.

Foreign investment is obtained from official data published by the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness from the Statistics on Foreign Investment in Spain and Spanish Investment Abroad. The data are provisional, given that in the corresponding quarterly updates, information referring to previous periods is modified as a result of operations which were declared in the last period but carried out prior to this.

For each new period published, Idescat updates and reviews the information published by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness for the last 10 years.

A partir del 27 de novembre de 2014, els indicadors d'inversió estrangera i d'inversió a l'estranger s'adapten per poder oferir la informació per trimestres.

Data are provisional.