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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On the contrary, the ability of host country governments to effectively respond to the above challenges increases their success in pursuing opportunities that are present and available to them.
In contrast, the acquisition of a local firm provides immediate access to host country markets with potentially quicker payoffs (Dikova and van Witteloostuijn 2007) since entrant firms do not have to expend the time needed to build relationships with constituents in the host country.
06) for those who were given a diagnosis in the host country of work than for those given a diagnosis in Armenia (Table 2).
The signing of the host country agreement symbolizes an important new milestone in the partnership between IFAD and Indonesia.
Even if Iran were able to get around this procedural hurdle, its case that the United States is in violation of international law by not allowing Iran's designated UN ambassador to enter the host country to assume his official duties has no merit because Iran would not be coming to court with what courts refer to as "clean hands.
Indeed, when creating a branch, the parent-bank must conform to the home country's regulations while in the case of a subsidiary form (new creation or an acquisition of a local bank), it is the regulations in the host country which apply.
Whether the activities of corporations in the host country actually "hand in hand" with sustainable development are trying to raise in the next chapter.
Full-time compensation packages range from $5,000 - $20,000 per month, depending on experience and host country living allowance rates.
ISTANBUL, May 27, 2010 (TUR) -- The Union of the European Football Associations (UEFA) will choose the host country of Euro 2016 on Friday.
AaAaAa Noting that the United Nations is the primary responsible for maintaining peace and security, he underlined that the NAM believes that "the protection of civilians is the responsibility of the host country and therefore considers that the peacekeeping missions should perform their duties without prejudice to the responsibility of the host country to protect its civilians.
It should be an obligation on immigrants to accommodate themselves to the host country, not the host country to accommodate itself to the immigrants.
Upon arrival, DTRA team members will provide an initial in-briefing for host country representatives.