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Host Country

A foreign country in which an ambassador and diplomatic staff reside while on assignment. The ambassador and staff represent the interests and policies of their own nation while in the host country.

host country

a country that acquires production, distribution or marketing facilities as a result of FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT by a MULTINATIONAL COMPANY. For example, an investment in a production plant by the multinational company Unilever in a host country such as Kenya can help to create jobs and export earnings or import savings for Kenya. Compare SOURCE COUNTRY.
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Officers and staff of Pakistani ships also distributed gifts and medicines among welfare institutions of the host countries.
2000), multinational corporations (MNCs) face the liabilities of foreignness in host countries and the need to overcome challenges associated with international expansion, which include but are not limited to achieving customer recognition in local markets, building collaborative supply and distribution networks, and gaining support in political environments (Ghoshal 1987).
The strategic political role of OFWs both in their host countries and in our own domestic political scene is also now being recognized.
160 million in new allocations will provide vital assistance to refugees and their host countries throughout the region.
The international migration literature is similarly vast, especially analyses of the impact on developed host countries, though studies on developing source countries have expanded rapidly in recent decades, with early contributions to analysis and policy including Bhagwati (1976, 1983).
Japan will provide emergency humanitarian aid, help refugees become self-reliant and assist economic development in host countries and communities, Abe said.
Perhaps its contribution is more salient to promote the debate on how firms may develop political capabilities, and especially the ability to deal with corruption in the host countries, in their internationalization (see HILLMAN et al.
With this conference, we want to identify longer term approaches and funding, which will help to create education and opportunities for the millions affected across the region - for both refugees and citizens of host countries.
We are planning to launch an advocacy project that will support the education through college of children of OFWs who had been meted the death sentence in their host countries.
Long-term funding for host countries remains a challenge.
Portraying a bleak picture for the Syrian refugees scattered around the region, the UNHCR report reveals the dire conditions in which refugees have to live in their regional host countries.
0% of Armenian families include migrant workers who regularly seek seasonal work in host countries and return on completion of that work (1,2).