Repatriated Profit

Repatriated Profit

Profit earned in a foreign country that one wishes to bring into the borders of one's own country. For example, a corporation in the United States may repatriate the profits earned by a French subsidiary. Repatriated profit may be subject to special tax rules.
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Ireland has its large repatriated profit flows, of course, but these are paid for by the massive increases in exports from the new direct investments, not -- as in New Zealand -- by further borrowings and asset sales on the capital account.
The plunge in the value of yen has made Japanese automakers more competitive overseas and boosted the value of repatriated profits.
Toyota's latest operating profit rose 20 per cent -- largely owing to cost cuts and a sharp decline in the yen, which inflates the value of exporters' repatriated profits -- even as sales edged lower to 8.
Japanese car companies have been big winners over the past year as a sharp drop in the yen inflated their repatriated profits, while sales accelerated in key markets including the US and China.
The gauge rebounded 15 per cent from the year's low on August 21 through October 14, led by exporters on optimism a weak rupee will boost the value of their repatriated profits.
While sales of smartphones were strong, other businesses such as chips and consumer electronics are battling weak prices and demand and a limping euro, which eats away at repatriated profits.
While strong handset sales grab the headlines, more than doubling profit growth, other businesses such as chips and consumer electronics are battling weak prices and demand and a limping euro, which eats away at repatriated profits.
Cypriot businesses that have invested in Greece would see their repatriated profits cut down to about a third or a quarter of their value, since they would now be denominated in drachmas.
A strong yen cuts into repatriated profits and makes Japanese products more expensive overseas.
Interestingly, Senator Kay Hagen recently proposed instituting another "one time" reduction in taxes owed on repatriated profits.
Worries for the health of the world's third-largest economy have increased as exporters face a soaring yen that eats into repatriated profits and as demand softens both at home and abroad amid fears of a global recession.