foreign direct investment

(redirected from FDI)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to foreign direct investment

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

Related Words

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

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
An article analysing the finances of select non-government non-financial (NGNF) foreign direct investment (FDI) companies at the aggregate level as well as based on share of FDI, country of origin of FDI and industry is being published in the December 2015 issue of the RBI Bulletin.
Across the whole of Europe, the downward trend in FDI projects was even more pronounced, with the number of projects in Western Europe shrinking by almost one third.
The FDI figures cover cross-border greenfield projects that lead to the direct creation of jobs and capital investment.
3% of total FDI stock in 2014, attracting investments worth $3.
Asia drew a total of $465 billion in FDI, the report said.
Few if any studies have empirically analyzed the potential effects of increased FDI in the mining and extractives industries.
Over the last decade, Wales has been the poorest performing area of the UK for the attraction of FDI.
A large part of attracting FDI is investor friendly regulation, which the UAE
Developed countries were largely responsible for the decline of world FDI inflows in 2014, having dropped by 13 per cent to $511 billion especially inflows into the US dropped by one-third to $86 billion," the report said.
Despite the political uncertainty in Iraq, the country was the largest recipient of FDI and its market share, making it a major reason for the surge in FDI inflows into MEA, it said, adding Jordan also experienced a significant rise in FDI in 2013, primarily due to a $10bn nuclear power plant project.
Second, in 2013 Russian FDI in Ukraine reduced by 11% (from US $16.
Meanwhile, the UAE led the GCC in FDI for the first time last year, with $10.
Earlier, while presenting the Union Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said that FDI will be sector specific and allowed wherever it is required in the national interest.
Yes, we have cleared the Cabinet note on the FDI proposal in the railway and construction sectors," he said.
India remains the top Asia-Pacific source country for FDI into Africa, according to first-quarter 2013 figures, says the story.