host country


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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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Don't miss out on the sights and sounds of your host country by spending too much time using your tablet or smartphone.
The program goes further to offer benefits that would help in raising the continental and international profile of the Host Country, including an opportunity to tap into the millions of participants and followers of the growing African music.
They were all second-generation migrants, born in the host country and educated there until they went to university, and the highest level of education of their parents was secondary school.
The owner of the mineral interest (usually the host country) grants a lease or licence to the IOC, in return for payment of a rent and, upon production, a royalty.
Since the 1,500m event was first introduced at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, the host country has shared gold medals in the previous four Olympics with China.
Simon (1984) noted that political risk in a host country depends on its stage of institutional and economic development.
In this study, we analyzed the influence of arbitrary corruption and pervasive corruption on FDI flows, gauging the moderating role of corruption distance between home and host country. Specifically, we evaluated whether the relationship between arbitrary and pervasive corruption and FDI flows is altered depending on the distance between the corruption levels in the home and host countries.
Dubai: The UAE will host the 87th Interpol General Assembly 2018 in Dubai after the General Assembly of the world organisation has chosen the UAE as the host country for the next international meeting.
In a call with the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson's office, it was affirmed that Egypt has not yet received confirmation that it will be included in the humanitarian aid package as a host country for Syrian refugees.
They can do so, for instance, by providing information and organizational support to home-country residents, raising awareness in the host country, and lobbying the host-country government for help.
We extend prior research by distinguishing the pervasiveness and arbitrariness of host country corruption and their effects on FDI inflows.
The meeting discussed preparations to host the biggest football tournament in the world, and ways to enhance co-operation on specific topic areas including host country operations in the areas of infrastructure, security, hospitality and transportation.