capital flow

capital flow ˌcapital ˈflow noun [countable, uncountable]
FINANCE when money for investment goes from one country to another; = CAPITAL MOVEMENT:

• Freer capital flow makes it easier for funds to flow to economies with large trade deficits, like the US.

• There has been a five-fold increase in capital flows to China.

• the IMF's proposals to liberalise capital flows (= to reduce limits on them )

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capital flow UK US noun [C or U] (also capital movement, also investment flow)
ECONOMICS, FINANCE the movement of money for investment in and out of countries: »

The net capital flow is positive, which means more corporate and portfolio investment is coming in than going out.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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