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The Overseas Private Investment Corporation: Background and Legislative Issues

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The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) was established in 1969 and began operations in 1971 as a development agency to promote and assist U.S. business investment in developing nations. Today, OPIC is a U.S. government agency that provides project financing, investment insurance, and other services for U.S. businesses in over 150 developing nations and emerging economies. To date, OPIC has funded, guaranteed, or insured over $180 billion in
investments.

Creator(s): Ilias, Shayerah
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: December 1, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Ilias, Shayerah

Analyst in International Trade and Finance

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: December 1, 2009
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United States
Description:

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) was established in 1969 and began operations in 1971 as a development agency to promote and assist U.S. business investment in developing nations. Today, OPIC is a U.S. government agency that provides project financing, investment insurance, and other services for U.S. businesses in over 150 developing nations and emerging economies. To date, OPIC has funded, guaranteed, or insured over $180 billion in
investments.

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10 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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