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Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S. (FDIUS)

foreign investment

Foreign direct investment in the United States is the ownership or control, directly or indirectly, by a single foreign person (an individual, or related group of individuals, company, or government) of 10 percent or more of the voting securities of an incorporated U.S. business enterprise or an equivalent interest in an unincorporated U.S. business enterprise, including real property. Such a business is referred to as a U.S. affiliate of a foreign direct investor.

See Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States; foreign person; portfolio investment; affiliate; United States Affiliate.

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