Foreign Direct Investment

Department/Agency

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

Direct investment flows and end of year positions, into Ireland and abroad, classified by location of investment/investor, activity of resident investor/enterprise; direct investment income flows classified by geographic location of creditor/debtor.


A Methods and Quality Report is available for this statistic.

Contact

bop@cso.ie

Source

Various CSO annual and quarterly Balance of Payments surveys.

Scope

All international investments in enterprises based on an equity ownership of at least 10%.

Frequency

Quarterly

Reference period

Calendar quarter and year

Start date

1998 quarter 1 (databank), 2001 (release)

Timeliness

4 months after the reference period (databank), 12 months after the end of the reference period (release)

Classifications

  • Region/Country
    Europe; North America; Central America ;South America; Asia; Africa, Oceania and Polar Regions; Not geographically allocated.
  • Economic sector (of resident investor)
    Construction; Manufacturing (Food products; Textiles and wood; Chemical products; Other manufacturing); Services sector (Trade and repairs; Financial intermediation; Computer activities; Other business activities; Other service activities).
  • Economic sector (of resident enterprise)
    Agriculture and fishing; Mining, quarrying and construction; Manufacturing (Food products; Textiles and wood; Chemical and chemical products; Metal and mechanical products; Other manufacturing); Electricity, gas and water; Services sector (Trade and repairs; Transport, storage and communications; Monetary intermediation; Other financial intermediation; Insurance services; Financial auxiliary activities; Computer activities; Other service activities).

Theme

Economy - Balance of Payments

Page Created

2008-12-02

Page Modified

2016-02-01

Keywords

balance direct fdi flows foreign investment investments investor investors