Activity of Multinational Enterprises Law and Legal Definition

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In principle quantitative or qualitative information directly concerning multinational firms could be classified under activity of multinational enterprises. However, the activity of multinationals covers all economic and industrial data which are not associated with FDI, portfolio or other financial transactions. The economic activity of multinationals include 18 variables, notably gross output, turnover, value added, number of people in employment, employee compensation, gross operating surplus, gross fixed capital formation, R&D expenditures, number of researchers, total exports and imports, intra-firm exports and imports, and technological payments and receipts.