Definition of Foreign direct investment

1. Noun. Investing in United States businesses by foreign citizens (often involves stock ownership of the business).

Generic synonyms: Investing, Investment

2. Noun. A joint venture between a foreign company and a United States company.
Generic synonyms: Joint Venture

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foreign Direct Investment

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foreign direct investment (current term)
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Literary usage of Foreign direct investment

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1. Environment in the Transition to a Market Economy: Progress in Central and by Anthony Zamparutti, Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (1999)
"Both types of foreign direct investment usually involve long-term commitments. ... I Flows of foreign direct investment to the region increased steadily to ..."

2. Yen for Development: Japanese Foreign Aid & the Politics of Burden-sharing by Shafiqul Islam (1991)
"In particular, foreign direct investment can serve debtor Latin American economies in the following two ways. First, the inflow of investment supplies ..."

3. Vietnam Assessment: Creating a Sound Investment Climate edited by Suiwah Leung (1997)
"... foreign direct investment in Vietnam Nguyen Tuan Dung The growing share of foreign direct investment (FDI) in total net resource flows to developing ..."

4. The Economics of Apartheid by Stephen R. Lewis (1990)
"The assumption is often made that foreign direct investment brings with it technology as well as capital—that is, it has qualitative as well as quantitative ..."

5. Poland: From Transition to New Regulatory Challenges by OECD ECMT Staff, Oecd, SourceOECD (Online service), Economic Research Centre (2002)
"... the capital of Polish commercial banks. Table 8. foreign direct investment Source: OECD, Internationa! Direct Investment database and National Accounts. ..."

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