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flight capital

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Definition of flight capital in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Money transferred abroad to avoid taxes or inflation or provide for possible emigration.
Example sentences
  • Existing flight capital abroad also might be mobilized either by the country experiencing the crisis or by the international community.
  • One issue, however, has been strikingly absent from the public debates: the regulation of the flow of private flight capital from poorer to richer countries.
  • The possibility of using the anti-money-laundering regulations to curtail flight capital has also begun to appear in the context of the growing U.S. interest in cracking down on government corruption in poorer countries.

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