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Switzerland continues to remain one of the world's leading foreign investors with its exporting capital worth more than the country's annual gross domestic product (GDP).

A new study reveals that Switzerland had made net overseas investments of a]most $180 billion (CHF227 billion) in 2002, putting it behind Britain, Japan and France.

Measured as a percentage of its GDP, Swiss foreign investments come only behind Hong Kong as the world's leading investor abroad.

The country's importance as a net foreign investor has been underlined by a new report produced by economists at Credit Suisse, using figures provided by the Swiss National Bank and the United Nations.

In 2002, Switzerland invested the equivalent of 111 per cent of its GDP abroad, putting it ahead of countries such...

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