Portfolio investment in Global Commerce Policy
In this regard, portfolio investment is: minority holdings of shares, bonds and other securities as part of a diversified portfolio. The main difference between portfolio investment and foreign direct investment is generally seen in the amount of investment involved. The entries on trade policy are here. Equity holdings of less than 10% would normally be considered portfolio investment. See also investment and non-equity-based investment.
Portfolio investmentin the wold Encyclopedia
For an introductory overview on international trade policy, see this entry.
Notes and References
- Dictionary of Trade Policy, “Portfolio investment” entry (OAS)