The Overseas Private Investment Corporation: Background and Legislative Issues Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title The Overseas Private Investment Corporation: Background and Legislative Issues

Creator

  • Author: Ilias, Shayerah
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in International Trade and Finance

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2009-12-01

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: 10 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Finance
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Investments
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Finance - Developing countries
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International finance
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International affairs

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: 98-567
  • Accession or Local Control No: 98-567_2009Dec01
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc29543