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Foreign Affiliates statistics (FATS)

Definition
FATS describe the activities of foreign affiliates: enterprises resident in a country or area, such as the European Union (EU), controlled or owned by (multinational) enterprises which are resident outside that country or area
Source Definition
Eurostat, Statistics Explained, Glossary Foreign affiliates statistics, 2019

Statistiques sur les filiales étrangères

Définition
FATS, décrivent les activités des filiales étrangères, c’est à dire des entreprises résidentes d’un pays ou d’une zone, comme l’Union européenne, contrôlées ou détenues par des entreprises (multinationales) qui sont établies en dehors de ce pays ou de cette zone.
Source de la définition
Eurostat, Statistics Explained, Glossaire:Statistiques sur les filiales étrangères, 2019