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overseas company


part of firm incorporated abroad a branch or subsidiary of a business that is incorporated in another country

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Definitions of ’overseas company’ and meaning of ’overseas company’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’overseas company’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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