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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 was always assumed that on arrival repatriates would work and support themselves, even if diaspora organizations helped raise funds to pay for the passage of "needy" repatriates to Armenia.
According to Makela (2007) repatriates exhibit a greater degree of shared cognitive grounds.
The Labour Ministry is at the final stage of examining this law, it will discuss the bill with the Finance Ministry and very soon, the government will submit a bill that offers solutions to a big problem that is faced by repatriates, our compatriots, who arrive mainly from South Africa and receive no pension or other public benefit," said Fakontis.
The dissatisfaction of the repatriates with the North Korean authorities was reaching the limit of their patience.
It is well understood that repatriates want their companies to value their international experience.
Figure 1 shows the contribution to population growth of natural increase, repatriates from all overseas possessions, and foreigners.
One of the questions we wanted to address was whether spouses' attitudes were equally important in determining adjustment to being home and ultimately the organizational commitment of repatriates.
Torres said in an interview that "the inclusion of OFW repatriates from West Africa in the FRAP coverage will definitely be taken up in the next OWWA board meeting.
The DFA said that during the arrival briefing for the repatriates, Secretary Del Rosario discussed the volatile security situation in Yemen and expressed his appreciation for the repatriates' quick decision to return to the Philippines.
Part of the programs and services provided to the OFW repatriates were airport assistance, transportation assistance and temporary accommodation at the OWWA Halfway Home before proceeding to their respective provinces.
The DFA said 150 Filipino repatriates from Yemen flew out of Riyadh Thursday and will arrive at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in two batches.
The repatriates ran away from their respective employers due to poor working conditions, maltreatment or abuse, contract violations, and some for personal reasons.