foreign direct investment

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Noun1.foreign direct investment - investing in United States businesses by foreign citizens (often involves stock ownership of the business)
investing, investment - the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit
2.foreign direct investment - a joint venture between a foreign company and a United States company
joint venture - a venture by a partnership or conglomerate designed to share risk or expertise; "a joint venture between the film companies to produce TV shows"
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In the coal sector, for sale of coal, 100% FDI under automatic route for coal mining,activities including associated processing infrastructure will attract international players to create an efficient and competitive coal market.
Of the $2.9 billion FDI that flowed into the Philippines in January to April, the manufacturing sector received one-third, or 33.51 percent.
The number of FDI proposals received under Government approval route in the last three years are - 199 in 2016, 122 in 2017, and 117 in 2018, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply.
There has been a spurt in capital inflows into India, especially, FDI. There was a phenomenal growth of FDI over the years.
According to data released by the central bank, the total FDI fell to $1.606 billion during the July-May period of the outgoing fiscal year compared to $3.161bn in the same period last year.
Qatar's outbound foreign direct investment (FDI) amounted to $6.9bn in 2018, according to the FDI Report 2019.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) capital inflows into Dubai reached Dh 38.5 billion $10.5 billion) in 2018, a growth of 41 per cent over 2017, said Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai.
Dubai: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Capital flows into Dubai reached Dh38.5 billion in 2018, up 41 per cent from 2017, and the Emirate climbed to sixth place from 10th in global FDI capital flows ranking, according to 'DUBAI FDI Results & Rankings Report 2018' of the Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), an agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED).
Dubai on Sunday said it attracted 41 per cent more foreign direct investment (FDI) last year compared to 2017, and emerged first in global ranking of 'Top FDI performers 2018'.
The earlier amendments to the policy were made to realign the FDI regime to the changing needs of the economy and to attract more foreign investments to drive growth.
'The FDI decline in the Philippines in 2018 mirrors the global FDI decline during the past two years.
The net FDI during same period of the year 2017-18 was recorded at $3,950 million, according to data released by State Bank of Pakistan (PBS).