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causing to decrease in importance or value

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Mathur and Singh (2007) and Campos and Lien (1999), stating that corruption has a detractive effect on FDI, come to the conclusion that the 'helping hand' is valid in some cases.
We cannot afford to compromise our values." The head of the ruling National Congress Party's (NCP) parliamentary bloc, Ghazi Salah Al-Din Al-Atabani, described the UNSC resolution as malicious and detractive of Sudan's rights.
(151) The theory focuses on how imitation stimulates the production of goods while ignoring the detractive effect imitation has on a designer's profit.
Other state policies which can be attractive or detractive for FDI include regulations of business environment indicating the level of bureaucracy in the country.
They also were quicker to express supportive or detractive analogies regarding the authors' arguments.
Sweden, June 30 -- In a detractive decision of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India (GOI), the implementation of new pictorial health warnings has been deferred to December 1, 2010 from the earlier commitment of introducing them from June 1, 2010.
(4) For his part, Yardley misses the point that Willie fails because he is cynical and disaffected, not because disaffection is a "universal condition" that Willie need only accept in order to "fit in." (5) Finally, Said's view of Naipaul as "a kind of belated Kipling," (6) aside from its apparent ignorance of Naipaul's detractive critique of Kipling (which appeared as "Theatrical Natives" fifteen years before Said's article in the same publication, The New Statesman) is, I believe, a gross simplification of Naipaul's complex understanding of colonialism.