foreign direct investment definition

  • noun:
    • purchasing usa companies by international citizens (often requires stock ownership for the company)
    • a joint venture between a foreign company and a United States business
    • purchasing usa companies by international residents (often involves stock ownership of this company)
    • a joint endeavor between a foreign company and a United States organization
    • buying US companies by foreign residents (often requires stock ownership associated with the company)
    • a joint endeavor between a foreign organization and a United States business

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