foreign direct investment Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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foreign direct investmentnoun [C or U, usually singular]

uk   us   ( abbreviation FDI, also direct investment) ECONOMICS, FINANCE
money that is ​invested in ​companies, ​property, or other ​assets by ​people or ​organizations from other countries: It's a country that's ​keen to attractforeigndirectinvestment.2.5 million/6 billion, etc. in foreign direct investment Last ​year the city ​secured $331 million in ​foreigndirectinvestment.
(Definition of foreign direct investment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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