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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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To begin with, repatriating managers must adjust or readjust to the job they will be performing.
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UNHCR Pakistan shares the health assistance report with Afghanistan in advance so that the refugee after repatriating to Afghanistan receives the Health Assistance by UNHCR Afghanistan, she added.
People in both countries are being registering for repatriation and once both authorities (Ethiopia and Eritrea) agree for the next operation to continue we will begin repatriating in the turned in new year; hopefully we will witness the first repatriation operation of the year 2009 in 3 months time" he added Established in 1863, the ICRC is an impartial, neutral and Independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and Internal violence and to provide them assistance.
earnings under the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 by repatriating $36.
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He replaces Lars Nyberg who has decided to retire from the company after repatriating to Sweden last year.