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Inbound Cash Flow

What is 'Inbound Cash Flow'

Any currency that a company or individual receives through conducting a transaction with another party. Inbound cash flow can include sales revenue generated through business operations, refunds received from suppliers, financing transactions and amounts won through legal proceedings.

Explaining 'Inbound Cash Flow'

Any positive cash additions to an entity's bank account. When a salesperson is paid from their employer for their time spent working, this an inbound cash flow for the employee. Conversely, this payment to the employee represents an outbound cash flow for the employer. When the salesperson successfully completes a sale to a customers, this represents and inbound cash flow for the company.

As well, consider a company going through a round of debt financing. When a company issues bonds, they are borrowing money, which will need to be repaid in the future (with interest). However, at the time the bond is sold, the company receives the cash, which makes it an inbound cash flow for the company. When the bond is later repaid, this is an outbound cash flow for the company.


Further Reading


Shifts of Chinese government policies on inbound foreign direct investment
miami.pure.elsevier.com [PDF]
… title = "Shifts of Chinese government policies on inbound foreign direct … 4) financial conditions (eg, foreign exchange balance, foreign currency cash flow, local financing … Our accumulated knowledge about developing country or emerging economy FDI policies, however, has …

An Organization's Cash Flow Management in Digital EconomyAn Organization's Cash Flow Management in Digital Economy
www.atlantis-press.com [PDF]
… title = "Shifts of Chinese government policies on inbound foreign direct … 4) financial conditions (eg, foreign exchange balance, foreign currency cash flow, local financing … Our accumulated knowledge about developing country or emerging economy FDI policies, however, has …

Cash‐to‐cash: the new supply chain management metricCash‐to‐cash: the new supply chain management metric
www.emerald.com [PDF]
… title = "Shifts of Chinese government policies on inbound foreign direct … 4) financial conditions (eg, foreign exchange balance, foreign currency cash flow, local financing … Our accumulated knowledge about developing country or emerging economy FDI policies, however, has …

German Inbound Investment, Corporate Tax Planning, and Thin Capitalization Rules-a Difference-in-Differences ApproachGerman Inbound Investment, Corporate Tax Planning, and Thin Capitalization Rules-a Difference-in-Differences Approach
papers.ssrn.com [PDF]
… title = "Shifts of Chinese government policies on inbound foreign direct … 4) financial conditions (eg, foreign exchange balance, foreign currency cash flow, local financing … Our accumulated knowledge about developing country or emerging economy FDI policies, however, has …

An empirical examination of project contractors' supply-chain cash flow performance and owners' payment patternsAn empirical examination of project contractors' supply-chain cash flow performance and owners' payment patterns
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
… title = "Shifts of Chinese government policies on inbound foreign direct … 4) financial conditions (eg, foreign exchange balance, foreign currency cash flow, local financing … Our accumulated knowledge about developing country or emerging economy FDI policies, however, has …

Revisiting and reinforcing the Farmers Fox theory: A study (test) of three cases in cross-border inbound acquisitionsRevisiting and reinforcing the Farmers Fox theory: A study (test) of three cases in cross-border inbound acquisitions
mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de [PDF]
… title = "Shifts of Chinese government policies on inbound foreign direct … 4) financial conditions (eg, foreign exchange balance, foreign currency cash flow, local financing … Our accumulated knowledge about developing country or emerging economy FDI policies, however, has …

Is SAFE Safe Now-Foreign Exchange Regulatory Control over Chinese Outbound and Inbound Investments and a Political Economy Analysis of PoliciesIs SAFE Safe Now-Foreign Exchange Regulatory Control over Chinese Outbound and Inbound Investments and a Political Economy Analysis of Policies
heinonline.org [PDF]
… title = "Shifts of Chinese government policies on inbound foreign direct … 4) financial conditions (eg, foreign exchange balance, foreign currency cash flow, local financing … Our accumulated knowledge about developing country or emerging economy FDI policies, however, has …

An Endogenous Approach to the Cyclicality of R&D Investment under Credit Constraints: Firms' Cash Flow Matters!An Endogenous Approach to the Cyclicality of R&D Investment under Credit Constraints: Firms' Cash Flow Matters!
www.mdpi.com [PDF]
… title = "Shifts of Chinese government policies on inbound foreign direct … 4) financial conditions (eg, foreign exchange balance, foreign currency cash flow, local financing … Our accumulated knowledge about developing country or emerging economy FDI policies, however, has …



Q&A About Inbound Cash Flow


What does out bound mean when referring to In bound Cash Flow?

Out bound means when something leaves your possession or control . For example , if you have $100 dollars and you spend $50 on groceries then you have 50 dollars left over . This 50 dollars would be considered out bound because it has left your possession or control .

How can inbound cash flow be negative for an employer?

When a salesperson is paid from their employer for their time spent working, this is an inbound cash flow for the employee. Conversely, this payment to the employee represents an outbound cash flow for the employer.

What does inbound cash flow include?

Inbound cash flow includes sales revenue generated through business operations, refunds received from suppliers, financing transactions and amounts won through legal proceedings.

Can we say that all incoming money into our bank account is good ?

No , not all incoming money into our bank account is good . For example , if you get fired from your job then there will be no more income coming into your bank account so that would make it bad incoming money since there

What is the definition of inbound cash flow?

Inbound cash flow is any currency that a company or individual receives through conducting a transaction with another party.