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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I recollect, on both occasions of our passing that ill- fated Cairo on the Mississippi, remarking on the bad effects such gross deceits must have when they exploded, in generating a want of confidence abroad, and discouraging foreign investment: but I was given to understand that this was a very smart scheme by which a deal of money had been made: and that its smartest feature was, that they forgot these things abroad, in a very short time, and speculated again, as freely as ever.
Lord Winwood was not quite satisfied with some of his foreign investments; and Sir Joseph's "dear Richard" was the very man to give him a little sound advice.
It was one of his eccentricities, however,--and not altogether a folly, neither,--to conceal the amount of his property by making distant and foreign investments, perhaps under other names than his own, and by various means, familiar enough to capitalists, but unnecessary here to be specified.
As the British factories are shut up, they will be replaced by villas; the manufacturing districts will become fashionable resorts for capitalists living on the interest of foreign investments; the farms and sheep runs will be cleared for deer forests.
Foreign investment in Tunisia reached, $280 million in the first four months of 2019, against $302 million during the same period in 2018, down by $22 million, according to preliminary statistics provided by the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA).
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) has suspended operations of over 100 foreign investment companies for their failure to comply with the Foreign Investment Law.
Muscat: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has suspended dealings with 100 foreign investment companies after they failed to comply with foreign investment regulations and laws.
dollar, said the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA-Tunisia), a public institution in charge of providing all support needed by foreign investors in Tunisia.
AMID the ongoing trade tensions between the US and China, as well as government efforts to rationalize incentives, foreign investment (FI) approvals in Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) tripled in the first quarter of 2019, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).
(TAP) -- The foreign investment in Tunisia reached, $280 million during the first four months of 2019, against $302 million during the same period in 2018, down by $22 million, according to the preliminary statistics provided Friday by the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA).
He said that investments into the country have improved, however added that for attracting more foreign investment, the Board of Investment(BoI) was reconstituted.
Manama: The volume of direct foreign investment in Bahrain has increased by 5.5 per cent with a value exceeding BD11 billion at the end of 2018 compared to 2017.

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