Multinational corporation

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Multinational corporation (MNC)

A firm that operates in more than one country.

Multinational Corporation

A corporation that maintains assets and/or operations in more than one country. A multinational corporation often has a long supply chain that may, for example, require the acquisition of raw materials in one country, a product's manufacture in a second country, and its retail sale in a third country. A multinational often globally manages its operations from a main office in its home country. Multinational corporations are controversial among groups such as environmentalists and worker advocates, who claim that multinationals exploit resources and employees. On the other hand, proponents argue that multinationals create wealth in every country where they operate, which ultimately benefits workers as well as shareholders.
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If there is an adverse economic environment in the home country, multinational firms may decide to invest abroad to preserve their competitiveness and export markets.
However, due to the existence of different tax rates between different jurisdictions in which a multinational firm may operate, there is an incentive for these firms to agree upon transfer prices as low as possible and thereby displacing the extra revenue to the jurisdictions with a lower tax rate.
Firm presence in a host country was measured by the number of years that a multinational firm has operated in China.
Changing patterns of multinational firm activity have drawn attention to the role of tax havens and their effects on neighboring countries.
For example, when (1) intermediate goods are a small portion of multinational firm operations; or (2) the elasticity of substitution between intermediate goods is high; or (3) public inputs do not substitute well for private fixed costs, a subsidy policy may be the best policy alternative for attracting multinational firms and raising national income.
Dividend Policy Inside the Multinational Firm," Financial Management (forthcoming).
Even though a multinational firm can survive a challenge from the U.
At SM's reconstruction the bigger part of the multinational firm had to be sold off in order to save the Swedish core.
KORONADAL CITY -- Two workers of a multinational firm in Surallah, South Cotabato were killed when they were struck by lightning on Sunday.
Pescanova is expecting appointment of a new president subsequently Judge Roberto de la Cruz settles the creditors meeting of the Galician multinational firm and creditor banks take control of the firm.
Sweden) presents six different perspectives/theories of the multinational firm that have dominated the research in international business over the past 40 years.
A growing share of international trade occurs through intra-firm transactions: those between domestic and foreign subsidiaries of a multinational firm.

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