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FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT ENTERPRISE

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French Equivalent: Entreprise d’investissements directs (étrangers)

Definition:
A foreign direct investment enterprise is an incorporated or unincorporated enterprise in which a direct investor resident in another economy owns 10 per cent or more of the ordinary shares or voting power (for an incorporated enterprise) or the equivalent (for an unincorporated enterprise).

Source Publication:
SNA 14.152, BPM 362 [7.119].

Hyperlink:
http://esa.un.org/unsd/sna1993/introduction.asp

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 12, 2001