Meaning of “inflow” in the English Dictionary

"inflow" in Business English

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inflownoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈɪnfləʊ/ us

FINANCE the movement of money or assets into a business, an economy, an industry, etc.:

an inflow of sth The booming economy has attracted an inflow of funds from both domestic and foreign investors.
growing/huge/large inflow Thanks to a huge inflow of venture capital into the business, it has moved far closer to commercial reality.
a cash/capital/tax inflow
The figure for portfolio investment is an average of inflow and outflow figures.

the arrival of a number of things or people in a place:

an inflow of sth The area had a significant inflow of dot-com and telecommunications firms.
Britain chooses to import bananas from Caribbean ex-dependencies and to hold down the inflow from cheaper rivals.


(Definition of “inflow” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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