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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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Many host countries seek to limit foreign entry, responding to pressures for infant industry or national strategic industry protection.
In remarks at a coordination meeting for Arab host countries of Palestinian refugees, Aqrabawi urged donor countries to support UNRAWA's budget to enable it to continue its services to the refugees in the educational, health and social fields, until their issue is solved in accordance with international legitimacy resolutions.
Figure 7 illustrates the synthesis of the three host country environmental variables and allows the manager to select control systems for host countries that vary along the three different dimensions.
Mobile workers from other EU countries are more likely to be employed and so are generally net contributors to the welfare systems of their host countries because a greater proportion are of working age compared to host countries' populations.
In opening remarks at the coordination meeting of Palestinian refugees host countries in Amman, Aqrabawi urged donor countries to support UNRWA's budget to enable it to continue its educational, health and social services to Palestinians until their issue is resolved in accordance with international legitimacy resolutions.
Some host countries prohibit majority foreign ownership of local operations possibly out of concern over loss of national control and the resultant competitive ramifications associated with majority foreign ownership, while others require prior governmental approval for establishing such ownership structures.
We also have spectacular one-, two- and three-bedroom residences, which are ideal for long-staying guests and hosting in-room hospitality functions," said Harvey, noting that, "Oakwood will also have several serviced apartment locations available in Tokyo for firms requiring residences in both host countries.
With the facility, Citibank will have incremental capacity to extend medium- and long-term loans to its private-sector clients for new projects that should create jobs, provide tax revenues and generate foreign exchange for the host countries.
Interplast medical relief missions have been to the host countries of Brazil, Burma, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Ecuador, Honduras, Jamaica, Lesotho, Mexico, Nicaragua, Nepal, Philippines, Peru, Thailand, Ukraine, Vietnam and Western Samoa.
Backed by telecommunications pioneer Craig McCaw and Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates, the Teledesic Network will provide two-way, broadband network connections through service partners in host countries worldwide.
Backed by telecommunications pioneer Craig McCaw and Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates, the Teledesic Network will provide switched, broadband network connections through service partners in host countries worldwide.
telecommunications services market must first demonstrate that markets in their host countries are also competitive and open to U.