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EQUITY CAPITAL

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French Equivalent: Capital-actions

Definition:
Equity capital comprises: (i) equity in branches; (ii) all shares in subsidiaries and associates (except nonparticipating, preferred shares that are treated as debt securities and included under direct investment, other capital); and (iii) other capital contributions.

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Glossary of Foreign Direct Investment Terms, OECD, 2001 - unpublished.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 Thursday, November 29, 2001