FDI inflows mean the investment which a country receives from other countries, which in turn help the host country to have access to new technologies, capital and organizational technologies and management skills. FDI creates direct, stable and long-lasting links between economies. It encourages the transfer of technology and know-how between countries.
From left to right: Michele Bachmann on Iran. FDI president Kenneth R. James Woolsey e August 12, Court is Bousheir sentences Christian converts to prison. A Christian couple was sentenced earlier this month to one year in prison for "propagating against the Islamic Republic in favour of Christianity," a new human rights organization, Article 18, announced.
Article 18 says it is dedicated to supporting the rights of Iran's Christian minority, especially converts from Islam, who have no legal rights under the Islamic regime's constitution.
Secretary Pompeo expressed concern over the arrest of hundreds of Ahwazi Arabs and said, "It's why the regime arrests hundreds of Ahwazi's, members of Iran's minority Arab community, when they speak out to demand respect for their language and for their basic beliefs.
The Persian interpreter of VOA deliberately mis-interpreted the phrase, translating Ahwazis as "Azhari," and then failed to translate "Iran's minority Arab community. For more, read the AHRO press release. President Trump to Islamic State of Iran: IN an early morning tweet in response to Rouhani's threat to shut down the STrait of Hormuz, President Trump warned"Never, ever threaten the United States again or you will suffer consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before.
SecState Pompeo wows Iranian-American audience. In another landmark speech, this time at the Ronald Reagan library in California, Pompeo shows that he "gets it" on Iran.
For the first, time, we have a leader at the very top of government who understands there can be no changing the behavior of the regime without changing the regime itself.
Read the full speech here. Apparently in response to Pompeo's speech, Iranian unicorn Hassan Rouhani threatens to shut down international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and warned the U. Regime steps up sentencing of student protestors. Regime authorities have handed down steep prison sentences to a number of students caught up in protests over the past six months, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch.
Students have been hit with jail terms of between two years and eight years, including a two year travel ban and ban on social media activities following their release. The Coalition of Iranian Democrats holds its second session.
CID met over the weekend in Cologne, Germany. Spearheaded by the Iranian Democratic Front, which has representatives in Germany and inside Iran, it included a broad spectrum of organizations representing Iran's broadly diverse ethnic population, Kurds, Balouch, Azeris, Lurs and others.
According to a feature in Al Arabiya" The Council believes that no single party, or organization, can single-handedly claim they are able to topple the regime. They announced solidarity and willingness to cooperate with all the Iranian opposition groups from the entire spectrum left to right.
CIOG has been endorsed by retired Lt. While the conference was apparently well-funded, with participants from overseas flown over and lodged at the Ritz-Carlton hotel, it was far less representative than the CID meeting in Cologne.
Participants at the meeting tell FDI it was mainly a collection of monarchists, "some of them so old they needed help standing up," and perennial mischief-maker Amir-Abbas Fakhravar See also these reports from Aug.
Many participants walked out in protest when Kurdish and Ahwazi activists spoke about the need to recognize the rights of all Iranian citizens. SecState Pompeo to Tehran: No more acceptance of missiles landing in Riyadh and in the Golan Heights.
No more cost-free expansions of Iranian power.
They are worth listing here, since these are the benchmark demands for evaluating the new policy of the Trump administration. First, Iran must declare to the IAEA a full account of the prior military dimensions of its nuclear program, and permanently and verifiably abandon such work in perpetuity.
Second, Iran must stop enrichment and never pursue plutonium reprocessing. This includes closing its heavy water reactor. Third, Iran must also provide the IAEA with unqualified access to all sites throughout the entire country.
Iran must end its proliferation of ballistic missiles and halt further launching or development of nuclear-capable missile systems. Iran must release all U. Iran must respect the sovereignty of the Iraqi Government and permit the disarming, demobilization, and reintegration of Shia militias.
Iran must also end its military support for the Houthi militia and work towards a peaceful political settlement in Yemen.Foreign direct investment is on the decline as trade war fears escalate and nations impose protectionist policies and reduce the flow of immigration.
Economists worry that the pullback will hurt. FDI ﬂows into Russia have been on the decline since , due to geopolitical tensions between Russia, Ukraine and the Western countries. While inflows rose to USD billion in , they fell once again in to USD billion, the second lowest level since (UNCTAD World Investment Report ).
The Russian Government has taken concrete steps and charted policies that make the business environment in Russia more favorable to foreign investment.
The new regime has introduced policies that improves global competitiveness and encourage foreign investors to .
International Journal of. 1 FDI IN FIGURES April FDI increases by 25% in , with corporate and financial restructuring playing a large role In , global FDI flows increased by 25% to USD trillion, reaching their highest level since the global financial crisis began in Part of this increase was the result of financial and corporate restructuring rather than of new.
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows record the value of cross-border transactions related to direct investment during a given period of time, usually a quarter or a year with the objective of obtaining a lasting interest in an enterprise resident in another economy.