7 DIRECT INVESTMENT                                                      
for periods indicated                                                      
in million U.S. dollars                                                      
  2018 p   Q1 Q2 Q3   Q4   Growth (%)   Jan-Dec   Growth (%)  
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec     2017 r 2018 p   2018 p   2017 r 2018 p   2018 p  
                                                       
Direct Investment -905 -251 131 -958 -1312 -402 -747 -463 -150 -98 -327 -371   -1025 -2672 -1360   -2471 -797 67.8   -6952 -5854 15.8  
         
Net Acquisition of Financial Assets 81 370 812 131 313 434 174 293 425 401 208 306   1262 878 892   1228 916 -25.4   3305 3948 19.5  
         
Equity and investment fund shares 50 116 40 95 118 132 23 56 104 115 33 52   205 345 184   1193 200 -83.2   1886 934 -50.5  
         
Equity other than reinvestment of earnings 43 98 39 80 98 113 17 48 89 98 28 44   180 291 155   1117 169 -84.9   1758 795 -54.8  
Direct investor in direct investment         
enterprises  43 98 39 80 98 113 17 48 89 98 28 44   180 291 155   1117 169 -84.9   1758 795 -54.8  
Placements 46 108 43 92 120 117 35 49 94 101 34 49   198 328 178   1128 185 -83.6   2027 889 -56.2  
Withdrawals 3 10 4 11 22 4 17 1 5 3 6 6   18 38 23   11 16 37.5   270 94 -65.1  
         
Reinvestment of earnings 6 18 1 15 20 19 6 8 15 17 6 8   25 54 29   75 31 -59.3   129 140 8.5  
         
Debt instruments 31 254 772 36 195 302 150 237 321 286 175 255   1057 533 708   36 716 1913.4   1419 3014 112.5  
         
Direct investor in direct investment         
enterprises  -13 21 6 -19 -32 59 -29 20 13 -36 13 3   14 8 5   -10 -20 -105.7   6 7 32.0  
Direct investment enterprises in         
   direct investor 44 233 766 55 228 242 179 217 307 323 162 251   1043 525 703   45 736 1526.3   1413 3007 112.8  
         
Net Incurrence of Liabilities 986 621 681 1089 1625 836 920 756 575 500 535 677   2287 3551 2251   3699 1713 -53.7   10256 9802 -4.4  
         
Equity and investment fund shares 545 166 387 352 321 266 336 224 -35 168 202 193   1098 940 525   2322 564 -75.7   4261 3126 -26.6  
         
Equity other than reinvestment of earnings 473 96 318 272 241 184 261 172 -117 98 137 132   887 698 315   2131 367 -82.8   3398 2267 -33.3  
Direct investor in direct investment         
enterprises  473 96 318 272 241 184 261 172 -117 98 137 132   887 698 315   2131 367 -82.8   3398 2267 -33.3  
Placements 531 114 351 287 257 208 278 187 69 112 149 161   996 752 534   2244 421 -81.2   3885 2703 -30.4  
Withdrawals 58 18 33 15 15 24 17 16 187 14 11 29   109 54 219   114 54 -52.6   487 436 -10.4  
         
Reinvestment of earnings 71 69 70 80 80 82 75 53 82 71 65 61   211 242 210   191 196 2.6   863 859 -0.4  
         
Debt instruments 441 455 294 737 1305 570 584 532 610 331 333 484   1190 2611 1726   1377 1149 -16.6   5996 6676 11.3  
         
Direct investor in direct investment         
enterprises  30 407 447 736 1298 567 573 530 607 331 332 478   885 2601 1710   1280 1141 -10.9   5856 6337 8.2  
Direct investment enterprises in         
direct investor 410 48 -153 1 6 3 11 2 4 0 2 6   305 10 16   97 8   -91.9   140 339   142.5  
Details may not add up to total due to rounding.                                                      
p Preliminary  
r Revised to reflect expansion of data coverage to include results from the Coordinated Direct Investment Survey (CDIS) and post-audit adjustments  
. Rounds off to zero