repatriable

Definition

The ability to move an asset from a foreign country to an investor's home country. Assets such as cash are repatriable; assets such as real estate are not. Some countries have laws that prohibit repatriation of certain assets.

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You should try and find out if an asset is repatriable before you get to involved in an overseas deal.

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They had to review which assets were repatriable before they could move forward with the sale to the extremely anxious client.

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I believe our automotive industry is repatriable as we retool our existing plants and build new high-efficiency ones in areas with skilled workforces.

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