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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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Despite these challenges, allowing refugees to work benefits both them and their host countries, according to multiple studies from sources such as a study by the Immigration Policy Lab at Stanford University and ETH Zurich, an April 2019 report by the Open Political Economy Network and the Centre for Policy Development, and UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) research.
Addressing the participants, Minister SAFRON Shehryar Afridi said that the moot had once again highlighted the need for the world community to understand the pain of being displaced which cannot be fully removed despite consolation by the host countries of Iran and Pakistan.
The government supports their right to access services and get integrated in host countries and is ready to repatriate them if they wish so.
Conduct business in a manner that promotes the structural transformation agenda of host countries and supports public and private sectors to industrialize and digitalize our economies, while moving continent from resource dependence to a knowledge economy.
Pereira, an author, professor of energy law, and specialist on petroleum agreements, and Gromley, a lawyer who advises companies on domestic and international petroleum law, regulatory, and contractual matters and advises governments, review how various host countries have approached local content development in petroleum activities and examine how the policies for local content development may be modeled.
The delegations discuss issues related to countries of origins and host countries, highlighting successful practices and other topics linked to labour market regulation.
Host countries should see the Expo as an opportunity to improve their international ties by creating new relationships, and by strengthening existing ones.
Establishing multiculturalism and strengthening the social fabric of the immigrant communities in host countries can be achieved by acknowledging that the protection of human rights is equally important for the refugees and immigrants too, said House president Demetris Syllouris.
If Korea wins the event, the host country will join a part of Olympic history as the host countries have won the relay event in the previous two Winter Games.
The visit to Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia are intended to give the members of delegation the opportunity to gather first-hand information on the business situation in the host countries; further build up the image of CACCI by making courtesy calls on heads of state, economic ministers, and other high-ranking government officials to seek support for CACCI; and meet the top businessmen in the host countries, particularly those from industries or sectors that the host countries wish to promote.
Ships of the host countries warmly received them on arrival at local ports.
On the other hand, companies based in countries with high corruption levels are not dissuaded by high corruption levels in host countries. In other words, on the one hand, there is the possibility of MNEs from low corruption countries finding it difficult to understand the values and norms of the market in which they wish to operate and the organizational legitimacy they should achieve when faced with corruption.