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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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The Tesda said the nationwide enrollment aims to address the needs of the repatriated OFWs from the Middle East, as well as the manpower needs of the local construction and business-process outsourcing industries.
In December and October last year, Morocco repatriated over 400 national, fearing their connection with IS or other terror groups.
She was repatriated three times to North Korea after she was caught in China and described how women who got pregnant in the neighboring country were compelled to undergo abortions.
(25) By the end of 1945, around five million people had been repatriated to Soviet territory.
BEIRUT: A woman and the body of a deceased man were repatriated from Israel Friday, a statement from the International Committee of the Red Cross said.
He said that aside from this group, smaller ones were repatriated earlier totalling 15 workers.
Three other prisoners lodged in Gujarat jails would also be repatriated. The Pakistan government has intimated a list of 43 fishermen.
I was present at the military port at Marchwood, accompanying the Duke of Kent, when those repatriated were returned.
Market observers attributed the sharp rise in the account surplus to the massive overseas capital repatriated by domestic investors after the government announced to lower the inheritance tax in January this year.
The UN Higher Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in a statement said the Afghan refugees registered to UNHCR can come to its office in Peshawar city of NWFP to be voluntarily repatriated to Afghanistan from the 1st of April.
AN AMENDMENT to reduce VAT imposed on repatriated antiquities was yesterday examined at Parliament.