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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12) Extensive data highlighting positive contributions of foreign direct investment to China appear in the The Economist, 358, (2002), P.
They said that by encouraging Foreign Direct Investment, Pakistan could gain technological advancement, knowledge and expertise from the global arena therefore every possible step should be taken to make this piece of land attractive for the foreign investors.
In late 2014, the Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) re-instated the Mandatory Reporting Requirements for New Foreign Direct Investment in the United States (BE-13).
LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- InBody USA has been selected to be the recipient of the 2015 Foreign Direct Investment Award.
The increase in foreign direct investment to $6bn represents a 100% increase over FY 2012/2013 investments, which were valued at $3bn only.
Summary: Egypt's current net foreign direct investments hit $2.
The foreign direct investment report 2013 will be launched at the inaugural session and discussions on legislative and regulator frameworks for investments.
The Indian state of Rajasthan has barred foreign direct investment in supermarkets, an ominous sign for global retailers who covet India's vast but fragmented retail sector if the country's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) comes to power nationally in upcoming elections.
He said though foreign private investment had increased by 46 percent in July 2013 and the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) had increased to US$ 1.
Nassima bint Yahya Zerrouk al-Balushi, Director General of Export Development at PAIPED, Head of the delegation to the Forum "To Attract Foreign Direct Investment and Green Energy Projects" organized by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), received the award.
4 M of foreign direct investment (FDI) during the first two months of 2013, official data shows.
14 ( ANI ): The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), a crucial ally of the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre, on Wednesday continued the suspense over its stand on any resolution which may be introduced in Parliament concerning the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail.

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