net capital outflow (NCO)

Definition

The net amount of assets invested in a foreign country measured during a set period of time, usually measured yearly. If the value is positive, this indicates that a country invests more in other countries than other countries invest in it; the negative value would be the opposite.

Use this term in a sentence

The current Net Capital Outflow of the country of the United States of America were 0.40 billion dollars in the year 2013.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 3 people found this helpful.

We examined our net capital outflow and decided it might be time to take a different approach, considering how the global markets looked.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 11 people found this helpful.

The net capital outflow of the United State must have certainly been high in the decades of 1980 and 1990, as it was seen around the world as the most prosperous nation.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 7 people found this helpful.

Show more usage examples...

Related Terms

Browse Definitions by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
net capital budget constraint