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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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It said that they believed that the left over officials working on deputation too would be repatriated soon to purge the civil service.
This campaign was less successful, and only 17 families were eventually repatriated (Claire Pogue Kaiser, "Lived Nationality: Policy and Practice in Soviet Georgia 1945-1978" [PhD diss.
The National News Agency reported that the body belonged to 48-year-old Hanna Karam and the repatriated woman was identified as 65-year-old Khatoum Tanios Hanna.
It said that the Gujarat government has been advised to move the appropriate court in respect of 55 Pakistani fishermen facing trial, so that the cases against them could be withdrawn and they could be repatriated to Pakistan.
I well remember the confusion that marked the debate about repatriation from the Falklands, exacerbated by the comparison with US practice, noticed during the Vietnam War, and by the fact that military dead from Northern Ireland were repatriated to their homes as from any other part of the United Kingdom.
In the same period, the private sectors repatriated US$6.
He said the Afghan refugees that voluntarily want to be repatriated to Afghanistan can come to their office along with their family members they should have their identity cards and two copies of photos.
Each EU member state has the ability, based on an EU directive, to decide the amount of VAT that will be imposed when antiquities are repatriated," she said, adding that Cyprus could reduce the VAT percentage if it so desired, to five per cent, which is the minimum amount allowed.
Recent refugee testimony provides further evidence that North Koreans face a well-founded fear of persecution if repatriated from China,'' the report said.
Ask the travel firm whether you will get a full refund or be repatriated if a supplier stops trading.
He also paid respect to the repatriated abductees for working hard to adapt to life in Japan.
multinational corporations repatriated billions of dollars in earnings from foreign subsidiaries to the U.