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Document 32007R0716

Regulation (EC) No 716/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2007 on Community statistics on the structure and activity of foreign affiliates (Text with EEA relevance)

OJ L 171, 29.6.2007, p. 17–31 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)
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ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2007/716/oj

29.6.2007   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 171/17


REGULATION (EC) No 716/2007 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL

of 20 June 2007

on Community statistics on the structure and activity of foreign affiliates

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 285(1) thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the Commission,

Having regard to the opinion of the European Central Bank (1),

Acting in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article 251 of the Treaty (2),

Whereas:

(1)

Regular and good quality Community statistics on the structure and activity of foreign affiliates in the whole economy are essential for an adequate assessment of the impact of foreign-controlled enterprises on the European Union economy. This would also facilitate the monitoring of the effectiveness of the internal market and the gradual integration of the economies in the context of globalisation. In this context, multinational enterprises are playing a leading role, but small and medium-sized enterprises can also be concerned by foreign control.

(2)

The implementation and review of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and of the Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights Agreement (TRIPs) as well as the current and future negotiations on further agreements call for the relevant statistical information to be made available in order to assist the negotiations.

(3)

For the preparation of economic, competition, enterprise, research, technical development and employment policies in the context of the liberalisation process, statistics on foreign affiliates to measure direct and indirect effects of foreign control on employment, wages and productivity in particular countries and sectors are necessary.

(4)

The information provided under existing Community legislation or available in Member States is insufficient, inadequate or insufficiently comparable to serve as a reliable basis for the work of the Commission.

(5)

Regulation (EC) No 184/2005 (3) establishes a common framework for the systematic production of Community statistics on balance of payments, international trade in services and foreign direct investment. As balance of payments statistics cover only partially the data included in the GATS, it is essential that detailed statistics on foreign affiliates be produced regularly.

(6)

Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 58/97 of 20 December 1996 concerning structural business statistics (4) and Council Regulation (EEC) No 696/93 of 15 March 1993 on the statistical units for the observation and analysis of the production system in the Community (5) established a common framework for the collection, compilation, transmission and evaluation of Community statistics on the structure and activity of businesses in the Community.

(7)

The compilation of national accounts according to the Council Regulation (EC) No 2223/96 of 25 June 1996 on the European system of national and regional accounts in the Community (6) requires comparable, complete and reliable business statistics on foreign affiliates.

(8)

Collectively, the Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services of the United Nations, the Balance of Payments Manual (fifth edition) of the International Monetary Fund, the Benchmark Definition on foreign direct investment and the Handbook on Economic Globalisation Indicators of the Organisation for the Economic Cooperation and Development establish the general rules for compiling international comparable statistics on foreign affiliates.

(9)

The production of specific Community statistics is governed by the rules set out in Council Regulation (EC) No 322/97 of 17 February 1997 on Community Statistics (7).

(10)

Since the objective of this Regulation, namely the creation of common statistical standards for the production of comparable statistics on foreign affiliates, cannot be sufficiently achieved by the Member States and can therefore, by reason of the scale or effects of the action, be better achieved at Community level, the Community may adopt measures in accordance with the principle of subsidiarity as set out in Article 5 of the Treaty. In accordance with the principle of proportionality, as set out in that Article, this Regulation does not go beyond what is necessary to achieve that objective.

(11)

The measures necessary for the implementation of this Regulation should be adopted in accordance with Council Decision 1999/468/EC of 28 June 1999 laying down the procedures for the exercise of implementing powers conferred on the Commission (8).

(12)

In particular, power should be conferred on the Commission to adapt the definitions in Annexes I and II and the level of detail in Annex III as well as to make any consequential changes to Annexes I and II, to implement the results of the pilot studies and to define the proper common quality standards and the contents and periodicity of the quality reports. Since those measures are of general scope and are designed to amend non-essential elements of, or to supplement, this Regulation by the addition of new non-essential elements, they should be adopted in accordance with the regulatory procedure with scrutiny laid down in Article 5a of Decision 1999/468/EC.

(13)

The Statistical Programme Committee, established by Council Decision 89/382/EEC, Euratom (9), and the Committee on Monetary, Financial and Balance of Payments Statistics, established by Council Decision 2006/856/EC (10), have been consulted,

HAVE ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Subject matter

This Regulation establishes a common framework for the systematic production of Community statistics on the structure and activity of foreign affiliates.

Article 2

Definitions

For the purpose of this Regulation, the following definitions apply:

(a)

‘foreign affiliate’ shall mean an enterprise resident in the compiling country over which an institutional unit not resident in the compiling country has control, or an enterprise not resident in the compiling country over which an institutional unit resident in the compiling country has control;

(b)

‘control’ shall mean the ability to determine the general policy of an enterprise by choosing appropriate directors, if necessary. In this context, enterprise A is deemed to be controlled by an institutional unit B when B controls, whether directly or indirectly, more than half of the shareholders’ voting power or more than half of the shares;

(c)

‘foreign control’ shall mean that the controlling institutional unit is resident in a different country from the one where the institutional unit over which it has control is resident;

(d)

‘branches’ shall mean local units not constituting separate legal entities, which are dependent on foreign-controlled enterprises. They are treated as quasi-corporate enterprises within the meaning of point 3(f) of the Explanatory notes to Section III (B) of the Annex to Regulation (EEC) No 696/93;

(e)

‘statistics on foreign affiliates’ shall mean statistics describing the overall activity of foreign affiliates;

(f)

‘inward statistics on foreign affiliates’ shall mean statistics describing the activity of foreign affiliates resident in the compiling country;

(g)

‘outward statistics on foreign affiliates’ shall mean statistics describing the activity of foreign affiliates abroad controlled by an institutional unit resident in the compiling country;

(h)

‘ultimate controlling institutional unit of a foreign affiliate’ shall mean the institutional unit, proceeding up a foreign affiliate's chain of control, which is not controlled by another institutional unit;

(i)

‘enterprise’, ‘local unit’ and ‘institutional unit’ shall each have the same meaning as in Regulation (EEC) No 696/93.

Article 3

Submission of data

Member States shall submit to the Commission (Eurostat) data on foreign affiliates in respect of the characteristics, the economic activities and the geographical breakdown as referred to in Annexes I, II and III.

Article 4

Data sources

1.   Member States shall, while complying with conditions as to quality referred to in Article 6, collect the information required under this Regulation using all the sources they consider relevant and appropriate.

2.   Natural and legal persons required to supply information shall, when responding, comply with the time limits and definitions set by the national institutions responsible for the collection of data within the Member States in accordance with this Regulation.

3.   Where the required data cannot be collected at a reasonable cost, best estimates, including zero values, may be transmitted.

Article 5

Pilot studies

1.   The Commission shall draw up a programme for pilot studies to be carried out by national authorities within the meaning of Article 2 of Regulation (EC) No 322/97 on a voluntary basis on additional variables and breakdowns for inward and outward statistics on foreign affiliates.

2.   The pilot studies shall be carried out in order to assess the relevance and feasibility of collecting data, taking into account the benefits of the availability of the data in relation to the cost of the statistical system and the burden on enterprises.

3.   The Commission programme for pilot studies shall be consistent with Annexes I and II.

4.   On the basis of the conclusions of the pilot studies, the Commission shall adopt the necessary implementation measures for inward and outward statistics on foreign affiliates in accordance with the regulatory procedure with scrutiny referred to in Article 10(3).

5.   The pilot studies shall be completed by 19 July 2010.

Article 6

Quality standards and reports

1.   Member States shall take all measures necessary to ensure the quality of the data transmitted according to common quality standards.

2.   Member States shall supply the Commission (Eurostat) with a report on the quality of the data transmitted (quality reports).

3.   The common quality standards as well as the content and periodicity of the quality reports shall be specified by the Commission in accordance with the regulatory procedure with scrutiny referred to in Article 10(3).

4.   The Commission shall assess the quality of the data transmitted.

Article 7

Recommendations manual

The Commission shall, in close cooperation with the Member States, publish a recommendations manual which contains the relevant definitions and supplementary guidance concerning the Community statistics produced pursuant to this Regulation.

Article 8

Timetable and derogations

1.   Member States shall compile the data according to the implementation timetable as specified in Annexes I and II.

2.   During a transitional period that shall not exceed four years from the first reference year as referred to in Annexes I and II, derogations from the provisions of this Regulation may be granted for a limited period by the Commission to Member States, in accordance with the regulatory procedure referred to in Article 10(2), when their national systems require major adaptations.

Article 9

Implementing measures

1.   The following measures for implementing this Regulation shall be adopted in accordance with the regulatory procedure referred to in Article 10(2):

(a)

setting out the appropriate format and procedure for the transmission of results by Member States;

and

(b)

granting derogations to Member States when their national systems require major adaptations, including granting derogations from any new requirements following pilot studies, pursuant to Article 8(2).

2.   The following measures designed to amend non-essential elements of this Regulation, including by supplementing it, shall be adopted in accordance with the regulatory procedure with scrutiny referred to in Article 10(3):

(a)

adapting definitions in Annexes I and II, adapting the level of detail in Annex III, and making any consequential changes in Annexes I and II;

(b)

implementing the results of the pilot studies, pursuant to Article 5(4);

and

(c)

defining proper common quality standards and the contents and periodicity of the quality reports, pursuant to Article 6(3).

3.   Particular consideration shall be given to the principle that the benefits of such measures must outweigh their costs, and to the principle that any additional financial burden on MemberStates or enterprises should remain within a reasonable limit.

Article 10

Committee

1.   The Commission shall be assisted by the Statistical Programme Committee (the Committee).

2.   Where reference is made to this paragraph, Articles 5 and 7 of Decision 1999/468/EC shall apply, having regard to the provisions of Article 8 thereof.

The period referred to in Article 5(6) of Decision 1999/468/EC shall be three months.

3.   Where reference is made to this paragraph, Article 5a(1) to (4) and Article 7 of Decision 1999/468/EC shall apply, having regard to the provisions of Article 8 thereof.

4.   The European Central Bank and the national central banks may attend the meetings of the Committee as observers.

Article 11

Cooperation with the Committee on Monetary, Financial and Balance of Payments Statistics

In implementing this Regulation, the Commission shall request the opinion of the Committee on Monetary, Financial and Balance of Payments Statistics on all matters falling within that committee's competence, notably about all measures for adjustment to economic and technical developments concerning the collection and statistical processing of data, the processing and transmission of results.

Article 12

Report on implementation

The Commission shall, by 19 July 2012, submit a report to the European Parliament and the Council on the implementation of this Regulation. In particular, that report shall:

(a)

assess the quality of the statistics produced;

(b)

assess the benefits accruing to the Community, the Member States, the providers and users of statistical information of the statistics produced in relation to the costs;

(c)

assess the progress of the pilot studies and their implementation;

and

(d)

identify areas for potential improvement and amendments considered necessary in light of the results obtained and the costs involved.

Article 13

Entry into force

This Regulation shall enter into force on the 20th day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Strasbourg, 20 June 2007.

For the European Parliament

The President

H.-G. PÖTTERING

For the Council

The President

G. GLOSER


(1)  OJ C 144, 14.6.2005, p. 14.

(2)  Opinion of the European Parliament delivered on 12 December 2006 (not yet published in the Official Journal) and Council Decision of 25 May 2007.

(3)  OJ L 35, 8.2.2005, p. 23. Regulation as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 602/2006 (OJ L 106, 19.4.2006, p. 10).

(4)  OJ L 14, 17.1.1997, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1893/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ L 393, 30.12.2006, p. 1).

(5)  OJ L 76, 30.3.1993, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1882/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ L 284, 31.10.2003, p. 1).

(6)  OJ L 310, 30.11.1996, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1267/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ L 180, 18.7.2003, p. 1).

(7)  OJ L 52, 22.2.1997, p. 1. Regulation as amended by Regulation (EC) No 1882/2003.

(8)  OJ L 184, 17.7.1999, p. 23. Decision as amended by Decision 2006/512/EC (OJ L 200, 22.7.2006, p. 11).

(9)  OJ L 181, 28.6.1989, p. 47.

(10)  OJ L 332, 30.11.2006, p. 21.


ANNEX I

COMMON MODULE FOR INWARD STATISTICS ON FOREIGN AFFILIATES

SECTION 1

Statistical unit

The statistical units are the enterprises and all branches, which are under foreign control according to the definitions contained in Article 2.

SECTION 2

Characteristics

The following characteristics as defined in the Annex to Commission Regulation (EC) No 2700/98 of 17 December 1998 concerning the definitions of characteristics for structural business statistics (1) will be compiled:

Code

Title

11 11 0

Number of enterprises

12 11 0

Turnover

12 12 0

Production value

12 15 0

Value added at factor cost

13 11 0

Total purchases of goods and services

13 12 0

Purchases of goods and services purchased for resale in the same condition as received

13 31 0

Personnel costs

15 11 0

Gross investment in tangible goods

16 11 0

Number of persons employed

22 11 0

Total intra-mural R & D expenditure (2)

22 12 0

Total number of R & D personnel (2)

If the number of persons employed is not available, the number of employees (code 16 13 0) will be compiled instead.

Variables total intra-mural R & D expenditure (code 22 11 0) and total number of R & D personnel (code 22 12 0) are only required to be compiled for activities in NACE sections C, D, E and F.

For NACE section J only the number of enterprises, turnover (3) and the number of persons employed (or the number of employees instead) will be compiled.

SECTION 3

Level of detail

Data will be provided according to the concept of ‘ultimate controlling institutional unit’ with the geographical breakdown level 2-IN combined with the activity breakdown level 3 as specified in Annex III and the geographical breakdown level 3 combined with Business Economy.

SECTION 4

First reference year and periodicity

1.

The first reference year for which annual statistics will be compiled is the calendar year of the entry into force of this Regulation.

2.

Member States will provide data for every calendar year thereafter.

3.

The first reference year for which variables total intra-mural R & D expenditure (code 22 11 0) and total number of R & D personnel (code 22 12 0) will be compiled is 2007.

SECTION 5

Transmission of results

The results will be transmitted within 20 months after the end of the reference year.

SECTION 6

Reports and pilot studies

1.

Member States will provide the Commission with a report relating to the definition, structure and availability of the statistical data to be compiled for the purposes of this common module.

2.

For the level of detail covered by this Annex, the Commission will institute pilot studies to be carried out by national authorities within the meaning of Article 2 of Regulation (EC) No 322/97 pursuant to Article 5 of this Regulation.

3.

The pilot studies will be carried out in order to assess the feasibility of obtaining data, taking into account the benefits of the availability of such data in relation to the cost of collection and the burden on business.

4.

Pilot studies will be conducted for the following characteristics:

Code

Title

 

Exports of goods and services

 

Imports of goods and services

 

Intra-group exports of goods and services

 

Intra-group imports of goods and services

Exports, imports, intra-group exports and intra-group imports will be broken down into goods and services.

5.

Pilot studies will also be conducted to study the feasibility of compiling data for activities in NACE sections M, N and O and of compiling the variables total intra-mural R & D expenditure (code 22 11 0) and total number of R & D personnel (code 22 12 0) for activities in NACE sections G, H, I, K, M, N and O. Pilot studies will also be conducted to assess the relevance, feasibility and costs of breaking down the data as specified in section 2 into size classes measured in terms of number of persons employed.


(1)  OJ L 344, 18.12.1998, p. 49. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1670/2003 (OJ L 244, 29.9.2003, p. 74).

(2)  Variables 22 11 0 and 22 12 0 shall be reported every second year. If the total amount of turnover or the number of persons employed in a division of NACE Rev. 1.1 Sections C to F represent, in a Member State, less than 1 % of the Community total, the information necessary for the compilation of statistics relating to characteristics 22 11 0 and 22 12 0 need not be collated for the purposes of this Regulation.

(3)  For NACE Rev. 1.1 division 65 turnover will be replaced by production value.


ANNEX II

COMMON MODULE FOR OUTWARD STATISTICS ON FOREIGN AFFILIATES

SECTION 1

Statistical unit

The statistical units are the enterprises and all branches abroad that are controlled by an institutional unit resident in the compiling country, according to the definitions contained in Article 2.

SECTION 2

Characteristics

The following characteristics, as defined in the Annex to Regulation (EC) No 2700/98, will be compiled:

Code

Title

12 11 0

Turnover

16 11 0

Number of persons employed

11 11 0

Number of enterprises

If the number of persons employed is not available, the number of employees (code 16 13 0) will be compiled instead.

SECTION 3

Level of detail

Data will be provided with the detail by country of location and by activity of the foreign affiliate specified in Annex III. The detail by country of location and activity will be combined as follows:

Level 1 of the geographical breakdown combined with Level 2 of the activity breakdown.

Level 2-OUT of the geographical breakdown combined with level 1 of the activity breakdown.

Level 3 of the geographical breakdown combined with data on total activity only.

SECTION 4

First reference year and periodicity

1.

The first reference year for which annual statistics will be compiled is the calendar year of the entry in force of this Regulation.

2.

Member States will provide data for every calendar year thereafter.

SECTION 5

Transmission of results

The results will be transmitted within 20 months from the end of the reference year.

SECTION 6

Reports and pilot studies

1.

Member States will provide the Commission with a report relating to the definition, structure and availability of the statistical data to be compiled for the purposes of this common module.

2.

For the level of detail covered by this Annex, the Commission will institute pilot studies to be carried out by national authorities within the meaning of Article 2 of Regulation (EC) No 322/97, pursuant to Article 5 of this Regulation.

3.

The pilot studies will be carried out in order to assess the relevance and feasibility of obtaining data, taking into account the benefits of the availability of such data in relation to the cost of collection and the burden on business.

4.

Pilot studies will be conducted for the following characteristics:

Code

Title

13 31 0

Personnel costs

 

Exports of goods and services

 

Imports of goods and services

 

Intra-group exports of goods and services

 

Intra-group imports of goods and services

12 15 0

Value added at factor cost

15 11 0

Gross investment in tangible goods


ANNEX III

LEVELS FOR DETAILED INFORMATION BY GEOGRAPHY AND BY ACTIVITY

Geographical breakdown levels

Level 1

 

Level 2-OUT

(Level 1 + 24 countries)

V2

Extra-EU 27

V2

Extra-EU 27

 

 

IS

Iceland

 

 

LI

Liechtenstein

 

 

NO

Norway

CH

Switzerland

CH

Switzerland

 

 

HR

Croatia

RU

Russian Federation

RU

Russian Federation

 

 

TR

Turkey

 

 

EG

Egypt

 

 

MA

Morocco

 

 

NG

Nigeria

 

 

ZA

South Africa

CA

Canada

CA

Canada

US

United States of America

US

United States

 

 

MX

Mexico

 

 

AR

Argentina

BR

Brazil

BR

Brazil

 

 

CL

Chile

 

 

UY

Uruguay

 

 

VE

Venezuela

 

 

IL

Israel

CN

China

CN

China

HK

Hong Kong

HK

Hong Kong

IN

India

IN

India

 

 

ID

Indonesia

JP

Japan

JP

Japan

 

 

KR

South Korea

 

 

MY

Malaysia

 

 

PH

Philippines

 

 

SG

Singapore

 

 

TW

Taiwan

 

 

TH

Thailand

 

 

AU

Australia

 

 

NZ

New Zealand

Z8

Extra-EU 27 not allocated

Z8

Extra-EU 27 not allocated

C4

Offshore Financial Centres

C4

Offshore Financial Centres

Z7

Equally-shared control of UCIs (1) of more than 1 Member State

Z7

Equally-shared control of UCIs (1) of more than one Member State


Level 2-IN

A1

World total (all entities including compiling country)

Z9

Rest of the World (excluding compiling country)

A2

Controlled by the compiling country

V1

EU-27 (Intra-EU-27) excluding compiling country

BE

Belgium

BG

Bulgaria

CZ

Czech Republic

DK

Denmark

DE

Germany

EE

Estonia

IE

Ireland

GR

Greece

ES

Spain

FR

France

IT

Italy

CY

Cyprus

LV

Latvia

LT

Lithuania

LU

Luxembourg

HU

Hungary

MT

Malta

NL

Netherlands

AT

Austria

PL

Poland

PT

Portugal

RO

Romania

SI

Slovenia

SK

Slovakia

FI

Finland

SE

Sweden

UK

United Kingdom

Z7

Equally-shared control of UCIs (2) of more than one Member State

V2

Extra-EU 27

AU

Australia

CA

Canada

CH

Switzerland

CN

China

HK

Hong Kong

IL

Israel

IS

Iceland

JP

Japan

LI

Liechtenstein

NO

Norway

NZ

New Zealand

RU

Russian Federation

TR

Turkey

US

United States

C4

Offshore financial centres

Z8

Extra-EU27 not allocated


Level 3

AD

Andorra

EE

Estonia (3)

KZ

Kazakhstan

QA

Qatar

AE

United Arab Emirates

EG

Egypt

LA

Lao People's Democratic Republic

RO

Romania (3)

AF

Afghanistan

ER

Eritrea

LB

Lebanon

RS

Serbia

AG

Antigua and Barbuda

ES

Spain (3)

LC

Saint Lucia

RU

Russian Federation

AI

Anguilla

ET

Ethiopia

LI

Liechtenstein

RW

Rwanda

AL

Albania

FI

Finland (3)

LK

Sri Lanka

SA

Saudi Arabia

AM

Armenia

FJ

Fiji

LR

Liberia

SB

Solomon Islands

AN

Netherlands Antilles

FK

Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

LS

Lesotho

SC

Seychelles

AO

Angola

FM

Micronesia, Federated States of

LT

Lithuania (3)

SD

Sudan

AQ

Antarctica

FO

Faroe Islands

LU

Luxembourg (3)

SE

Sweden (3)

AR

Argentina

FR

France (3)

LV

Latvia (3)

SG

Singapore

AS

American Samoa

GA

Gabon

LY

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

SH

St Helena

AT

Austria (3)

GD

Grenada

MA

Morocco

SI

Slovenia (3)

AU

Australia

GE

Georgia

MD

Moldova, Republic of

SK

Slovakia (3)

AW

Aruba

GG

Guernsey

ME

Montenegro

SL

Sierra Leone

AZ

Azerbaijan

GH

Ghana

MG

Madagascar

SM

San Marino

BA

Bosnia and Herzegovina

GI

Gibraltar

MH

Marshall Islands

SN

Senegal

BB

Barbados

GL

Greenland

MK (5)

the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

SO

Somalia

BD

Bangladesh

GM

Gambia

ML

Mali

SR

Suriname

BE

Belgium (3)

GN

Guinea

MM

Myanmar

ST

Sao Tome and Principe

BF

Burkina Faso

GQ

Equatorial Guinea

MN

Mongolia

SV

El Salvador

BG

Bulgaria (3)

GR

Greece (3)

MO

Macau

SY

Syrian Arab Republic

BH

Bahrain

GS

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

MP

Northern Mariana Islands

SZ

Swaziland

BI

Burundi

GT

Guatemala

MR

Mauritania

TC

Turks and Caicos Islands

BJ

Benin

GU

Guam

MS

Montserrat

TD

Chad

BM

Bermuda

GW

Guinea-Bissau

MT

Malta (3)

TF

French Southern Territories

BN

Brunei Darussalam

GY

Guyana

MU

Mauritius

TG

Togo

BO

Bolivia

HK

Hong Kong

MV

Maldives

TH

Thailand

BR

Brazil

HM

Heard Island and McDonald Islands

MW

Malawi

TJ

Tajikistan

BS

Bahamas

HN

Honduras

MX

Mexico

TK

Tokelau

BT

Bhutan

HR

Croatia

MY

Malaysia

TM

Turkmenistan

BV

Bouvet Island

HT

Haiti

MZ

Mozambique

TN

Tunisia

BW

Botswana

HU

Hungary (3)

NA

Namibia

TO

Tonga

BY

Belarus

ID

Indonesia

NC

New Caledonia

TP

East Timor

BZ

Belize

IE

Ireland (3)

NE

Niger

TR

Turkey

CA

Canada

IL

Israel

NF

Norfolk Island

TT

Trinidad and Tobago

CC

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

IM

Isle of Man

NG

Nigeria

TV

Tuvalu

CD

Congo, the Democratic Republic of the

IN

India

NI

Nicaragua

TW

Taiwan, Province of China

CF

Central African Republic

IO

British Indian Ocean Territory

NL

Netherlands (3)

TZ

Tanzania, United Republic of

CG

Congo

IQ

Iraq

NO

Norway

UA

Ukraine

CH

Switzerland

IR

Iran, Islamic Republic of

NP

Nepal

UG

Uganda

CI

Côte d'Ivoire

IS

Iceland

NR

Nauru

UK

United Kingdom (3)

CK

Cook Islands

IT

Italy (3)

NU

Niue

UM

United States Minor Outlying Islands

CL

Chile

JE

Jersey

NZ

New Zealand

US

United States

CM

Cameroon

JM

Jamaica

OM

Oman

UY

Uruguay

CN

China

JO

Jordan

PA

Panama

UZ

Uzbekistan

CO

Colombia

JP

Japan

PE

Peru

VA

Holy See (Vatican City State)

CR

Costa Rica

KE

Kenya

PF

French Polynesia

VC

St Vincent and the Grenadines

CU

Cuba

KG

Kyrgyzstan

PG

Papua New Guinea

VE

Venezuela

CV

Cape Verde

KH

Cambodia (Kampuchea)

PH

Philippines

VG

Virgin Islands, British

CX

Christmas Island

KI

Kiribati

PK

Pakistan

VI

Virgin Islands, US

CY

Cyprus (3)

KM

Comoros

PL

Poland (3)

VN

Viet Nam

CZ

Czech Republic (3)

KN

St Kitts and Nevis

PN

Pitcairn

VU

Vanuatu

DE

Germany (3)

KP

Korea, Democratic People's Republic of (North Korea)

PS

Palestinian Territory, Occupied

WF

Wallis and Futuna

DJ

Djibouti

KR

Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

PT

Portugal (3)

WS

Samoa

DK

Denmark (3)

KW

Kuwait

PW

Palau

YE

Yemen

DM

Dominica

KY

Cayman Islands

PY

Paraguay

 

 

DO

Dominican Republic

 

 

 

 

ZA

South Africa

DZ

Algeria

 

 

 

 

ZM

Zambia

EC

Ecuador

Z8

Extra EU-27 not allocated

 

 

ZW

Zimbabwe

A2

Controlled by the compiling country

Z7

Equally-shared control of UCIs (4) of more than one Member State

 

 

 

 


Activity breakdown Levels

Level 1

Level 2

 

 

NACE Rev. 1.1 (6)

TOTAL ACTIVITY

TOTAL ACTIVITY

Sec C to O (excluding L)

MINING & QUARRYING

MINING AND QUARRYING

Sec C

Of which:

 

Extraction of petroleum and gas

Div 11

MANUFACTURING

MANUFACTURING

Sec D

Food products

Subsection DA

Textiles and wearing apparel

Subsection DB

Wood, publishing and printing

Subsections DD & DE

TOTAL textiles + wood activities

 

Refined petroleum prod. And other treatments

Div 23

Manufacture of chemicals & chemical products

Div 24

Rubber and plastic products

Div 25

Petrol., chem., rubber, plastic prod.

TOTAL petroleum, chemic., rubber, plastic products

 

Metal products

Subsection DJ

Mechanical products

Div 29

TOTAL metal and mechanical products

 

Office machinery and computers

Div 30

Radio, TV, communication equipments

Div 32

Office mach., comp., RTV, comm. eq.

TOTAL machin., comput., RTV, comm. equip.

 

Motor vehicles

Div 34

Other transport equipment

Div 35

Vehicles, other transport equip.

TOTAL vehicles + other transport equipment

 

Manufacturing n.i.e.

 

ELECTRIC., GAS & WATER

ELECTRICITY, GAS AND WATER

Sec E

CONSTRUCTION

CONSTRUCTION

Sec F

TOTAL SERVICES

TOTAL SERVICES

 

TRADE AND REPAIRS

TRADE AND REPAIRS

Sec G

Sale, maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and motor cycles; retail sale of automotive fuel

Div 50

Wholesale trade and commission trade, except of motor vehicles and motor cycles

Div 51

Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motor cycles; repair of personal and household goods

Div 52

HOTELS & RESTAURANTS

HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS

Sec H

TRANSP., STORAGE AND COM.

TRANSPORTS, STORAGE AND COMMUNICATION

Sec I

Transport and storage

Div 60, 61, 62, 63

Land transport; transport via pipelines

Div 60

Water transport

Div 61

Air transport

Div 62

Supporting and auxiliary transport activities; activities of travel agencies

Div 63

Post and telecommunications

Div 64

Post and courier activities

Group 64.1

Telecommunications

Group 64.2

FINANCIAL INTERMED.

FINANCIAL INTERMEDIATION

Sec J

Financial intermediation, except insurance and pension funding

Div 65

Insurance and pension funding, except compulsory social security

Div 66

Activities auxiliary to financial intermediation

Div 67

REAL ESTATE ACTIVITIES

Sec K, Div 70

RENTING OF MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT WITHOUT OPERATOR AND OF PERSONAL AND HOUSEHOLD GOODS

Sec K, Div 71

COMPUT. & RELATED ACT.

COMPUTER AND RELATED ACTIVITIES

Sec K, Div 72

RESEARCH & DEVELOP.

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Sec K, Div 73

OTHER BUSINESS ACT.

OTHER BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

Sec K, Div 74

Legal, account., market research, consultancy

Group 74.1

Legal activities

Class 74.11

Account., bookkeeping and audit.; tax consult.

Class 74.12

Market research and public opinion polling

Class 74.13

Business and management consultancy activities

Class 74.14

Management activities of holding companies

Class 74.15

Architectural, engineering and other tech. act.

Group 74.2

Advertising

Group 74.4

Business activities n.e.c.

Group 74.3, 74.5, 74.6, 74.7, 74.8

EDUCATION

Sec M

HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK

Sec N

SEWAGE AND REFUSE DISPOSAL

Sec O, Div 90

ACTIVITIES OF MEMBERSHIP ORGANIS. N.E.C.

Sec O, Div 91

REC., CULT., SPORTING ACTIV.

RECREATIONAL, CULT., SPORTING ACTIVITIES

Sec O, Div 92

Motion picture, radio, tel., other entertain. activ.

Group 92.1, 92.2, 92.3

News agency activities

Group 92.4

Library, archives, museums, other cultural act.

Group 92.5

Sporting and other recreational activities

Group 92.6, 92.7

OTHER SERVICE ACTIVITIES

Sec O, Div 93

Not allocated

 


Level 3 (NACE Rev. 1.1)

Heading

Requested level of detail

Business Economy

Sections C to K

Mining and quarrying

Section C

Manufacturing

Section D

All subsections DA to DN

All divisions 15 to 37

Aggregates:

High-technology (HIT)

24.4, 30, 32, 33, 35.3

Medium-high-technology (MHT)

24 except 24.4, 29, 31, 34, 35.2, 35.4, 35.5

Medium-low-technology (MLT)

23, 25-28, 35.1

Low-Technology (LOT)

15-22, 36, 37

Electricity, gas and water supply

Section E

All divisions (40 and 41)

Construction

Section F (Division 45)

All Groups (45.1 to 45.5)

Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles, motorcycles and personal and household goods

Section G

All divisions (50 to 52)

Groups 50.1 + 50.2 + 50.3, 50.4, 50.5, 51.1 to 51.9

Groups 52.1 to 52.7

Hotels and restaurants

Section H (Division 55)

Groups 55.1 to 55.5

Transport, storage and communication

Section I

All divisions

Groups 60.1, 60.2, 60.3, 63.1 + 63.2, 63.3, 63.4, 64.1, 64.2

Financial intermediation

Section J

All divisions

Real estate, renting and business activities

Section K

Division 70

Division 71, groups 71.1 + 71.2, 71.3 and 71.4

Division 72, groups 72.1 to 72.6

Division 73

Division 74, the aggregates 74.1 to 74.4 and 74.5 to 74.8


(1)  Ultimate controlling institutional unit of a foreign affiliate

(2)  Ultimate controlling institutional unit of a foreign affiliate.

(3)  Only for inward

(4)  Ultimate controlling institutional unit of a foreign affiliate

(5)  Provisional code that does not affect the definitive denomination of the country to be attributed after the conclusion of the negotiation currently taking place at the United Nations.

(6)  Council Regulation (EEC) No 3037/90 of 9 October 1990 on the statistical classification of economic activities in the European Community (OJ L 293, 24.10.1990, p. 1). Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1893/2006.


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