government ownership

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Related to government ownership: Government Owned Corporations

government ownership:

see public ownershippublic ownership,
government ownership of lands, streets, public buildings, utilities, and other business enterprises. The theory that all land and its resources belong ultimately to the people and therefore to the government is very ancient.
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From the donor perspective, government ownership requires donors to trust recipient governments, to relinquish the ability of accounting for results achieved with their specific aid, and to change the metrics used to assess aid effectiveness.
The top response has been government ownership or government control of industries.
Summary: New Delhi, [India], Sept 26 (ANI): The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the increasing of government ownership in Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) and change in the existing structure with transitional plan.
The British government said that it has sold a 7.7 percent stake in Royal Bank of Scotland on Tuesday as part of moving the firm out of government ownership. Through the sale, the government raised GBP2.5bn, at a rate per share that is 46 percent less than what is invested in the bank in 2008 and 2009.
Government ownership (or state ownership; "state" and "government" are used interchangeably in this paper) in and of corporations has existed throughout history, but has varied greatly in scale.
Under the commonwealth government ownership, the railroad network expanded some 1,140 route-kilometers.
The issuer ratings of all three entities benefit from a rating uplift from their stand-alone credit profiles, owing to their full government ownership and the developmental and policy role that they play in the market.
Vietnam is pushing to speed up the privatisation of power plants under three state groups that control its energy sector with an aim to cut government ownership by 2020, signalling its commitment to raise funds and improve efficiency.
Supreme Court decision - one that clearly delineated the boundaries between Texas and Oklahoma and assigned the federal government ownership of the little bit of space in between - in its plans.
Councillor Ian Roberts, Lead Member for Housing, said: "The project was established to enable the development of additional affordable housing across a range of sites in both council and Welsh Government ownership.
The new Act, while continuing to address the necessity for close Government scrutiny, moves in the direction of control by Government regulation other than control by Government ownership. Private industry may now own and operate "production facilities"--tike reactors.
Foreigners disproportionately invest more in stocks with lower government ownership percentages.

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