What is a Foreign Investment? - Definition & Examples


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Foreign investment is when a company or individual from one nation _____________.

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1. A U.S. citizen decides to open up a Subway location. For it to be considered a foreign investment, he would have to open it up where?

2. What is an indirect foreign investment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your understanding of characteristics of foreign investments. You will be quizzed on the different types of foreign investments as well as your understanding of what a foreign investment is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review:

  • The definition of a foreign investment
  • Indirect investments
  • Direct investments

Skills Practiced

This quiz and corresponding worksheet can help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related investment lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about foreign investments
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding investments and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about foreign investments, review the corresponding lesson titled What is a Foreign Investment? - Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine what a foreign investment is
  • Compare and contrast indirect and direct investments
  • Review examples of foreign investments