Foreign Direct Investment stocks at the end of 2015- The EU continues to be a net investor in the rest of the world- EU and US markets still highly interconnected

Net foreign direct investment (FDI) stocks held by the European Union (EU) in the rest of the world amounted to €6 894 bn at the end of 2015, up by 14.9% compared with the end of 2014. Meanwhile, investment stocks held by the rest of the world in the EU rose even more strongly to €5 842 bn at the end of 2015 (+22.8%). However, the EU maintained a net investment position of slightly above €1 000 bn vis-a-vis the rest of the world.

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