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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.


Of, relating to, or being a company with subsidiaries or other operations in a number of countries. The diversity of operations of such companies subjects them to unique risks (for example, exchange rate changes or government nationalization) but at the same time offers them unique profit opportunities closed to domestic companies.
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Despite these concerns, only half of European businesses currently have a multinational insurance program in place to cover their global risks, ACE points out.
The Purpose of the Global Benefits Association is to provide a single authoritative voice for Multinational employers and insurers and to allow industry participants to collaborate, share best practices and network.
Multinational enterprises start their activities wherever they deem favorable for investment and these companies and businesses, based on their technological and financial capabilities, dominate the management, technical knowledge, and know-how of the markets.
In other words, they decided that multinationals should be considered as single entities - which they are in reality, rather than a myriad of so-called independent subsidiaries, as they claim.
'Strict penalties should be imposed at multinational companies for tax evasion,' he said.
According to Sood, Sun Multinational DMCC is looking to expand further within the key sectors it is active in.
We are hated because our government denies these things to people in Third World countries whose resources are coveted by our multinational corporations.
He said that the multinational companies' offices and factories would be locked until the demands were met.
QBE's multinational solution provides specialized insurance designed to help reduce coverage gaps, and offers a wide variety of global coverage options.
Egypt's army chief-of-staff, General Mahmoud Hegazy, met on Sunday the head of Multinational Forces and Observers, Robert Stephen Beecroft, during his visit to Egypt, the military spokesperson said in a statement.
A no-nonsense investigation must be made to look into the possibility of any multinational interfering in the formulation of Department of Health policies.

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