Economic Analysis Bureau September 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Direct Investment Surveys: BE-11, Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad
Document Number: 2010-23428
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-09-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Bureau
This proposed rule would amend regulations of the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) to set forth the reporting requirements for the BE-11, Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad. The survey is conducted annually and is a sample survey that obtains financial and operating data covering the overall operations of U.S. parent companies and their foreign affiliates. BEA proposes to amend the BE-11 forms and instructions to bring them into conformity with the 2009 BE-10, Benchmark Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad. These amendments include changes in form design and reporting thresholds, as well as changes in the data items collected. The proposed changes also include a change in the reporting criteria for foreign affiliates with U.S. Parent (U.S. Reporter) ownership between 10 and 20 percent.
Direct Investment Surveys: BE-577, Quarterly Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad-Direct Transactions of U.S. Reporter With Foreign Affiliate
Document Number: 2010-21833
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-09-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Bureau
This proposed rule would amend regulations of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, to set forth the reporting requirements for BE-577 quarterly survey of U.S. direct investment abroad. The survey is conducted quarterly and obtains sample data on transactions and positions between U.S.-owned foreign business enterprises and their U.S. parents.