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foreign investmentnoun [U]

uk   us   (also overseas investment) FINANCE, ECONOMICS
investment in ​shares and other ​assets of another country: The ​government has said it hopes for $50 ​billion in ​foreigninvestment.foreign investment in sth Low ​gas and ​powerprices have scared away needed ​foreigninvestment in ​energydevelopment.a foreign investment bank/company At least five ​foreigninvestmentbanks are ​currentlyrecruitingstaff.attract/encourage/promote foreign investment Countries with large ​pools of ​unskilledlabour are unlikely to ​attractforeigninvestment in ​manufacturing.discourage/restrict foreign investment The possibility of greater ​inflation has discouraged ​foreigninvestment.
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