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Reasons for purchasing goods or services from foreign source of enterprise, category
Reasons for purchasing goods or services from foreign source refers to the motives that brings an enterprise to purchase goods or services from a foreign business.
Enterprise refers to the highest level of the Business Register statistical hierarchy. In alignment with the System of National Accounts, it is defined as an institutional unit that directs and controls the allocation of resources relating to its operations, and for which financial statements are maintained from which international transactions, an international investment position and a financial position for the unit can be derived. Enterprises can be corporations, quasi-corporations, institutions, or unincorporated businesses such as sole proprietors or partnerships. For incorporated enterprises, financial statements can be consolidated.