Baghdad / follow-up JD / .. solve Iraq IV at the level of net private capital flows to the outside during the last 11 years $ 6.9 billion.
annual report to the investment climate in Arab countries for 2011 issued by the Inter-Arab Investment Guarantee Corporation and Export Credit “guarantee”: The “Kuwait was ranked first, with a total value amounted to 209.8 billion dollars, followed by Libya valued at 27.6 billion dollars, followed by Bahrain valued at 7.3 billion dollars, Iraq is $ 6.9 billion, then Palestine $ 1.4 billion dollars.”
The report noted a rise in the gross investment in the States Arabic by 1.2% from about $ 490 billion in 2010 to 496 billion dollars in 2011 despite witnessed the Arab arena events and developments.
revealed “that 4 oil countries are; Saudi Arabia, UAE, Algeria and Qatar took over 63% of the total gross investment in the region for 2011 a value of 312.5 billion dollars to fund ambitious plans for development and expansion depends on the use of oil revenues growing. “
The report predicted that the total investment spending (GDP) in Arab countries about 4260 billion dollars over the next six years between (2012-2017), is expected to experiencing sustained growth of around 559 billion dollars in 2012 to about 778.6 billion dollars in 2017 which is likely to rise by about 39.3% during the period.
The report was based on expectations of optimistic plans large investment made in many countries of the region, particularly the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) as well as oil states of other countries which will see a flurry reconstruction and development for some time after the latest Arab spring, especially if they coincided with the stability of oil prices near the high levels present in addition to improving the investment climate in the countries of Arab spring.
The report noted some 2,000 investment opportunities in different countries and sectors at a cost of up to $ 800 billion, as well as the presence of some 123 of the free zones of public and private key in the 19 Arab countries.
The report estimated private sector investment both domestic and foreign in the Arab region by about 60% of the total investment spending, or about $ 300 billion a year, and down the ratio in the oil-producing countries due to government investment, huge with rising dramatically in the countries non-oil and open to foreign investment, such as Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Jordan and Lebanon.
net private capital flows ..
In terms of total net private capital flows in Arab countries, resulting from the collection of net flows foreign direct investment, and net investment securities portfolio during the last 11 years since 2000, and 2010 indicate statistics of 17 Arab countries to exit the net for about $ 39.5 billion, which achieved 12 countries, the performance of a positive net inflow of worth 213.5 billion dollars, in return for 5 countries, the performance of a negative net outflow worth $ 253 billion.
With regard to the geographical distribution of net private capital flows positive (inward) during the 11-year-old has replaced Egypt in the first place with net flows positive in value of 51.3 billion dollars, followed by Saudi Arabia at about 33.5 billion dollars, Lebanon of $ 26.1 billion, Sudan $ 19.3 billion, Jordan $ 18 billion.