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To invest is to allocate money in the expectation of some benefit in the future.

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Organizations relating to Investment

International Investment Bank / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1970
European Pension Fund Investment Forum / Welwyn, UK / Est. 1994
Gulf Investment Corporation / Safat, Kuwait / Est. 1983
European Business Council for Africa and the Mediterranean / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1973
ASEAN Promotion Centre on Trade, Investment and Tourism / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 1981
African Investment Bank / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Global Exchange for Social Investment / London, UK / Est. 2004
Multilateral Investment Fund / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1992
International Swaps and Derivatives Association / New York NY, USA / Est. 1985
Latin American Challenge Investment Fund / Lima, Peru / Est. 1999
East African Securities Regulatory Authorities / Arusha, Tanzania UR
Swedfund - International / Stockholm, Sweden
International Councils of Securities Associations / London, UK / Est. 1988
Convention Regarding Investments in War-loans / Est. 1922
Futures Industry Association / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1955
Federación Iberoamericana de Fondos de Inversión / Mexico City, Mexico
European Central Securities Depositories Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1997
CFA Institute / Charlottesville VA, USA / Est. 1990
North American Securities Administrators Association / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1919
International Interfaith Investment Group / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 2005
European Federation of Employee Share Ownership / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1998
Arab Investment Company / Riyadh, Saudi Arabia / Est. 1974
Convention on the Law Applicable to Certain Rights in Respect of Securities Held with an Intermediary / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 2002
Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 1978
FAO Investment Centre / Rome, Italy / Est. 1964

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World Problems relating to Investment

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Destabilizing movements of short-term capital
Speculative flight of capital
Decline in foreign direct investment
Securities and commodities exchange violations
Private international trade and investment disputes
Nationalization of foreign investments
Insider dealing
Legal impediments to foreign investment
Tax discrimination against investment in a foreign country
Tax obstacles to international investment
Commodity speculation
Inadequate level of national investment
Criminal investment in youth market
Net outflow of capital from countries
Inappropriate foreign investment
Speculation on money markets
Inadequate domestic savings
Investment fraud
Commercialization of medical practice
Capitalist speculation
Foreign government intervention
Institutional economic domination
Waste of human resources
Accumulation of capital
Vulnerability of socio-economic systems to globalization

Action Strategies relating to Investment

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Mobilizing external financial resources for development
Providing social security services
Investing in environmentally benign hydropower
Preempting abusive use of non-renewable resources
Monitoring foreign direct investment
Promoting flow in economic system
Providing an international framework for foreign direct investment
Strengthening policies on direct investment
Improving access of girls to basic education
Researching transport economics
Developing social banking
Maintaining futuric developments in exchange markets
Taxing currency speculation
Reinvesting military capacity in civil goals
Orienting economic policy toward social need
Concentrating investment power
Enhancing favourable investment climate
Stimulating investment capital development
Financing systems
Forming transnational economy
Controlling currency speculation
Developing investment strategies for national environmental action plans
Financing education

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