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International reserves

The assets denominated in foreign currency, plus gold, held by a central bank, sometimes for the purpose of intervening in the exchange market to influence or peg the exchange rate. Usually includes foreign currencies themselves (especially US dollars), other assets denominated in foreign currencies, gold, and a small amount of SDRs.



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International finance subsidiary

A subsidiary incorporated in the US, usually in Delaware, whose sole purpose once was to issue debentures overseas and invest the proceeds in foreign operations, with the interest paid to foreign bondholders not subject to US withholding tax. Elimination of the corporate withholding tax has ended the need for this type of subsidiary.


International monetary system

International monetary system

The global network of government and commercial institutions within which currency exchange rates are determined.


International Depository Receipt (IDR)

International Depository Receipt (IDR)

A receipt issued by a bank as evidence of ownership of one or more shares of the underlying stock of a foreign corporation that the bank holds in trust. The advantage of the IDR structure is that the corporation does not have to comply with all the issuing requirements of the foreign country where the stock is to be traded. The US version of the IDR is the American Depository Receipt (ADR).


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A business organization with membership from over 80 countries. They work to harmonize trade practices worldwide by establishing agreed upon rules such as Incoterms and Uniform Customs and Procedures for Documentary Credits.


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International bonds

A collective term that refers to global bonds, Eurobonds, and foreign bonds.


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