direct investment

  

Definition

Defined by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as "Investment that is made to acquire a lasting interest in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor, the investor's purpose being to have an effective voice in the management of the enterprise." In practice, this translates to an equity holding of 10 percent or more in the foreign firm.

Use direct investment in a sentence

Related Videos




http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/direct-investment.html

Featured Sponsor

Have a question about direct investment? Ask for help in the
Community
advertise here

Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z