source country

source country

a country the MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES of which undertake FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT abroad. For example, investment abroad by a UK-based multinational company like Unilever can help to create a future stream of repatriated profits and dividend payments into the UK. Compare HOST COUNTRY.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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'In addition, 41,607 workers out of 1.53 million foreign workers have failed Fomema despite 17,520 of them has initially passed Bio-medical screening from their source country,' the report explained.
Similarly, China is ranked as the fourth highest source country, but is not among the top 10 target countries.
'Other samples will undergo the same test to validate the source country and method of production,' Aquino said.
Earlier, there was no method to determine the source country of coloured precious stones and diamonds.
"The crisis of the Tigris and Euphrates basin is not new with the neighboring countries, but it is old, but it is renewed from time to time, either because of the construction of dams in those countries, especially Turkey, mainly as a source country or as a result of the scarcity of rainfall, which is reflected on Iraq as an estuary state," the official Spokesman of the Alliance, Qahtan al-Jubouri, said in a statement.
As a general rule, the country from which income is derived, the "source country" has the first right to tax it--most treaties start with this presumption.
Last year, India was the top tourist source country, with 160,000 air arrivals, followed by China, at 104,000, reports the SCMP.
Several policy instruments are being used, which are in line with recommendations of the Code: policies by destination countries to ensure expatriate professional quality through licensing and equal practice, and source country actions to ensure their out-migrating professionals are equally treated by destination country systems.
For example, the top source country for international migrants in 2013 was India, a country with the highest burden of TB [1].
We estimated the number of severe cases in each source country using methods used previously by Cauchemez et al., which assume that travelers and local residents have similar per-day risk of infection (4).
Japan was the largest source country for passenger tyres (30 per cent of imports) while it also led the way in parts and accessories (24 per cent of imports), followed by South Korea (15 per cent) the USA (15 per cent), Germany (10 per cent), and France (7 per cent).