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Repatriation

The act of an individual or company bringing foreign capital into a home country and converting it to the domestic currency. Generally speaking, an individual who repatriates capital is usually converting foreign earnings into his/her home country's currency, perhaps in the process of moving back to the home country after having a job abroad. A company that repatriates capital is usually bringing over the returns on foreign investment. Repatriation can expose the individual or company to foreign exchange risk.

repatriate

To bring home assets that are currently held in a foreign country. Domestic corporations are frequently taxed on the profits that they repatriate, a factor inducing the firms to leave overseas the profits earned there.
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The initial draft may benefit from review by those most likely to be affected, including those in finance, human resource management, and executives who deal with repatriate workers (Caliguiri and Lazarova, 2001; Solomon, 1995).
However, since repatriation readjustment problems are so unexpected, such programs are lacking upon return and repatriates often feel abandoned, left to fend for themselves.
Earlier, the POEA sent directives to recruitment agencies involved in these wrong practices to repatriate their workers.
The timeframe creates problems for our repatriates, who have been living in South Africa and aren't covered by an insurance plan and don't receive benefits, either from the country they are coming from or the Cyprus Republic," said Fakontis after his Committee had discussed the matter on Thursday.
Mexican Interior Repatriation Project (MIRP) repatriates to Mexico City aliens convicted in the California State Prison System.
Western firms can repatriate hard currency exports but not the profits they make in Czechoslovakia.
all foreigners can stay here as long as you do not repatriate more than 40pc of your monthly income overseas.
December 19, 2010 (ABYEI) - Officials from the southern state of northern Bahr el Ghazal on Sunday said it has managed to repatriate 9,780 internally displaced persons from northern Sudan in three consecutive organized returns ahead of the south's referendum on independence.
In an attempt to repatriate foreign earnings without incurring tax, a taxpayer entered into a swap and then sold income rights under the swap to its foreign subsidiaries.
The credit facility involves a syndicate of 10 banks and is part of the Company's earlier announced effort to repatriate foreign earnings previously considered permanently reinvested in non-U.
Bangladesh's Biman Airlines will repatriate the bodies, starting early on Sunday, he said.
We helped her and completed legal formalities to repatriate the body yesterday," said member N Govindan.