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Affiliate

Relationship between two companies when one company owns substantial interest, but less than a majority of the voting stock of another company, or when two companies are both subsidiaries of a third company. See: Subsidiaries, parent company.

Affiliate

1. A company that owns a minority interest in another company. This gives the first company a degree of control over the second, but not enough to make it a full-fledged subsidiary.

2. One of two companies that have a structural relationship with each other. For example, both companies may be subsidiaries of the same parent company.

affiliate

An organization that is related to another organization through some type of control or ownership. For example, a U.S.-based company may have a foreign affiliate that handles overseas sales.
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85.6 17 To foreign parent groups of U.S. affiliates n.a.
parent companies to their foreign affiliates (intrafirm exports related to outward direct investment), with sales by U.S. affiliates of foreign companies to their foreign parent groups (intrafirm exports related to inward direct investment) accounting for only a little over one-quarter of the total.
For example, if an Irish company owned by a Japanese parent borrowed funds on the Eurodollar market from unrelated lenders and loaned the funds to a U.S. affiliate, recharacterization under the conduit regulations may permit the unrelated customers to claim that they qualify for the PIE as though the payment were made directly by the U.S.
This suggests that new U.S. affiliates of foreign parents suffer a higher failure rate than more established U.S.
* Exports of goods by U.S. affiliates were $352.8 billion, down $70.3 billion, or 16.6 percent, from $423.1 billion in 2014.
technology transferred abroad through U.S. affiliates. More recently, the Netherlands, France and japan have become increasingly important.
parents decreased from 15.1 percent in 1982 to 14.8 percent in 2014 (the latest year for which detailed statistics are available), while the share attributable to foreign parent groups of U.S. affiliates decreased from 7.2 percent in 1982 to 7.0 percent in 2014.
* The current-dollar value added of U.S. affiliates was $869.1 billion, a 3.2 percent increase from 2013.
parent companies and majority-owned U.S. affiliates that engage in both R&D and trade in innovation-related services.
parent and U.S. affiliate claims, and liabilities include U.S.
Net payments of direct investment income to foreign parents (sales by their U.S. affiliates net of costs and profits accruing to U.S.
parents' claims 695,861 5 U.S. affiliates' claims 367,267 6 Less: Adjustments to convert to directional basis 810,030 7 U.S.