foreign direct investment

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investing in United States businesses by foreign citizens (often involves stock ownership of the business)

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a joint venture between a foreign company and a United States company

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The Philippines has been ranked high in the World Economic Forum's 2013-2014 Global Competitiveness Report, Aquino said, adding that major credit rating agencies have also upgraded their ranking of the Philippines for direct foreign investment.
Head of Iran's Organization for Investment and Economic and Technical Assistance Behrouz Alishiri said Iran has beaten a historical record in attracting direct foreign investments.
Minister said that the Government was willing to allocate dedicated islands for Pakistani Investors, where they could have all the advantages of the direct foreign investments.
The aim is to convey "the new image of Tunisia" as "a site to host and develop direct foreign investments.
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The great unemployment, the new tax burdens and the absence of direct foreign investments does not project a good future.
Regardless of who is responsible, don't expect direct foreign investments in energy or industry to stall over environmental concerns.
James Kelly, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, also urged Japan to dispose of bad loans at banks and attract more direct foreign investments while welcoming Koizumi's economic reform efforts.
It's a dicey proposition to say that direct foreign investments are OK without referencing citations supporting that--for example, letter rulings, Department of Labor advisory opinions, court decisions or IRS regulations.
Along with rising concern over market access abroad, Japanese manufacturers were led to undertake large direct foreign investments to expand manufacturing capacity in their foreign markets.
Howard Chan, formerly a Judge in the Civil Court and Criminal Court of New York and a Law Professor developing legal institutions in China since 1978, was senior advisor to China's governmental Ministries and agencies engaged in developing international trade, infrastructure development projects, real estate development projects, direct foreign investments and resolving international trade, investment & securities disputes.
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