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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

View all profiles (192 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Investment

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Destabilizing movements of short-term capital
Speculative flight of capital
Subsistence approach to capital resources
Decline in foreign direct investment
Institutional economic domination
Waste of human resources
Inadequate channels for direct investments among developing countries
Financial and economic disputes between states and nationals of other states
Direct foreign investment by transnational enterprises as a restrictive business practice
Distortion of international trade by restrictive controls over foreign investment
Counterfeit money and government securities
Decline in capital investment in productive capacity
Private international trade and investment disputes
Nationalization of foreign investments
Securities and commodities exchange violations
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

Action Strategies relating to Investment

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Taxing currency speculation

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