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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After five bumper years of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Central and Eastern Europe from 2003 to 2008 - during which time the amount of money invested there increased five-fold - the effects of the credit crunch and recession hit in 2009.
The new companies and the increase in the capital of existing companies in the fiscal year 2008 - 2009 acquired 2314.9 million dollars of net flows of foreign direct investment which accounted for 28.5% of net flows.
An online version of the publication, Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: Establishment Data for 2002, is available on the BEA Web site at <www.bea.gov/international/fdius2002.html>.
European foreign direct investment in the Andean Community far outweighs trade between the two entities.
He brings with him a vast amount of knowledge and expertise in foreign direct investment, which will be pivotal for the growth of our global operations.'
Where India has successfully pursued human capitalled growth, China has relied on foreign direct investment to fuel growth.
[GRAPHICS OMITTED] NEW FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT BY INDUSTRY, 2004 Finance and insurance 48% Other 21% Manufacturing 22% Retail and wholesale trade 5% Information 4% Note: Table made from pie chart.
The bulk of foreign direct investment in Japan in fiscal 2003 that ended March 31 was made through acquisitions of shares in Japanese companies, which totaled 1,626.9 billion yen, down from 1,726.6 billion yen in fiscal 2002, according to ministry data.
Beijing, July 11 (Petra)-- Foreign direct investment in China rose to US$70.4 billion in the first half of 2019, 3.5 per cent higher than a year earlier, showing "there's no such thing that a large numbers foreign investors are pulling out of China", the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.
KUWAIT, June 30 (KUNA) -- Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Arab nations fell by 0.34 percent to USD 31.2 billion in 2018, as compared to the previous year, according to a top investment and export credit provider.
UNCTAD reported that foreign direct investment (FDI) in Iran in 2018 totaled $3.48 billion, the sixth best year for Iran attracting foreign investment.
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's (Unctad) 2019 World Investment Report on special economic zones, meanwhile, showed that foreign direct investment flows to Southeast Asia last year rose 3 percent to a record $149 billion, raising the group's share in global inflows to 11 percent in 2018 from 10 percent in 2017.
Chairing a meeting at FIEDMC Office here, he said that the government has formulated investment policy to create investor-friendly environment in addition to attract maximum foreign direct investment. Therefore, the government has concentrated on special economic zones which will also help to attract foreign direct investment.
Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy stated that the UAE has maintained its position as a regional and international destination for foreign direct investment, ranking first among the Arab countries to attract Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) since past five years.
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