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DIRECT INVESTOR

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Definition:
A direct investor is an individual, an incorporated or unincorporated public or private enterprise, a government, a group of related individuals, or a group of related incorporated and/or unincorporated enterprises that has a direct investment enterprise (that is, a subsidiary, associate or branch) operating in an economy other than the economy or economies of residence of the foreign direct investor or investors.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Foreign Direct Investment Terms, OECD, 2001 – unpublished.

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics - Foreign direct investment

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 05, 2001