The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) Metadata

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  • Main Title The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)


  • Author: Jackson, James K.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in International Trade and Finance


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


  • Creation: 2017-06-13


  • English


  • Content Description: This report discusses the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) comprising nine members, two ex officio members, and other members as appointed by the President representing major departments and agencies within the federal executive branch. While the group generally has operated in relative obscurity, the proposed acquisition of commercial operations at six U.S. ports by Dubai Ports World in 2006 placed the group's operations under intense scrutiny by Members of Congress and the public.
  • Physical Description: 47 p.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Congressional powers
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Congressional-Presidential relations
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign investments
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International finance
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Presidential powers


  • Place Name: United States


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: RL33388
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL33388_2017Jun13
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc990737