Glossary:Negative foreign directive investment (FDI) values

Negative foreign directive investment (FDI) values indicate where outflows of investment exceed inflows. This may indicate, for example, disinvestment, or reinvestment outside the country, discharges of liabilities, advance and redemption of inter-company loans, short-term credit movements, company dividends exceeding recorded income over a given period or company operations being at a loss.

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