Foreign direct investment increased in 2016
In 2016 the value of Danish outward foreign direct investment, FDI, increased by kr. 87.8 billion, so that the total stock of outward FDI amounts to kr. 1,241.3 billion, cf. Chart 1. The change can be attributed to equity investments of kr. 58.9 billion and intercompany debt of kr. 17.5 billion. Equity investments are driven by capital formation and issuance of intercompany debt in existing arrangements, primarily in Europe, Asia and the USA.