Intra-firm trade in services.

What is Intra-firm trade in services.?

Intra-firm trade in services. meaning Receipts and payments between U.S. affiliates and their foreign parents, and between U.S. parents and their foreign affiliates, for services provided to one another. They consist of royalties and license fees for the use or sale of intangible property or rights (including patents, trademarks, and copyrights) and of receipts and payments for other private services (such as service charges, rentals for tangible property, and film and television tape rentals). Related terms: foreign parent, U.S. affiliate.

 

reference: BEA Bureau of Economic Analysis. US Department of Commerce

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