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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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All major FDI components registered increases during the year,' the BSP reported.
However, the country is also facing a serious problem of low FDI from countries other than China.
Total FDI from the UAE, which came at second position in terms of direct investments in Oman, stood at RO949.
The survey further states that though there is ambiguity in the classification of FDI in services, it is the combined FDI share of the top 10 service sectors such as financial and non-financial services falling under the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP)s service sector definition; as well as telecommunications; trading; computer hardware & software; construction; hotels & tourism; hospital & diagnostic centers; consultancy services; sea transport; and information & broadcasting that can be taken as the best estimate of services FDI.
In the recent past, the Government has brought FDI policy reforms in a number of sectors such as defence, construction development, insurance, pension, other financial services, asset reconstruction companies, broadcasting, civil aviation, pharmaceuticals, trading and others.
Drilon should not focus on figures on 'new' FDI, as it was merely a component of total FDI.
Despite an improvement in global investment flows in 2015, FDI flows are yet to pick up pace in a real way for Pakistan.
The continent's share of global FDI capital flows increased to 11.
Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa (the key hub economies) collectively attracted 58 per cent of the continent's total FDI projects in 2016.
The Dubai FDI Capacity programme is aligned to the strategic focus of Dubai FDI to promote leadership and innovation across the UAE by drawing on the unique connectivity and competitive business ecosystem in Dubai," commented Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO of Dubai FDI.
Shaikh Hamdan pointed out that advanced technology projects in varied sectors, which constituted 73 per cent of total FDI projects in 2016, along with diversification in FDI projects and the significant share of FDI inflows in knowledge and innovation in Dubai, confirm the emirate's leadership as a hub for finance, business, trade and tourism as well its capability to realise the sustainable development vision of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Furthermore, several studies related to FDI in Pakistan have identified only economic factors and almost ignored the role of social factors.
6 million outflow and $21 million net FDI during the period under review.
In fact, India's FDI is the sum total of all types of foreign fund flows - investments in equities, reinvested earnings of foreign companies operating in India, and remittances of non-resident Indians, among others.
6 million outflow and US $ 21 million net FDI during period under review.