Share this entry

Share this page

inward investment

Line breaks: in¦ward in|vest|ment

Definition of inward investment in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Investment made within a country from outside.
Example sentences
  • If the current trend in gas prices continues, industrialists fear that inward investment in Britain will suffer.
  • There is strong evidence that Ireland is pricing itself out of the market for inward investment.
  • He added that there was also inward investment in tobacco farming which had led to its expansion.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day reciprocity
Pronunciation: ˌrɛsɪˈprɒsɪti
noun
exchanging things with others for mutual benefit…