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[IWS] Eurostat: FOREIGN AFFLILIATES STATISTICS--EMPLOYMENT BY BUSINESS FUNCTION [30 April 2014]

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FOREIGN AFFLILIATES STATISTICS--EMPLOYMENT BY BUSINESS FUNCTION [30 April 2014]

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/statistics_explained/index.php/Foreign_affiliates_statistics_-_employment_by_business_function

 

Data from April 2014. Most recent data:Further Eurostat information, Main tables and Database.

This article investigates the employment record of foreign affiliates, by business function, of enterprises in 14 European Union (EU) Member States and Norway. It shows that employment in foreign affiliates of European enterprises is falling less than in the domestic enterprises.

Most of the foreign affiliates, however, are located within Europe and are found more often in the manufacturing sector than in the services sector. Furthermore there is no evidence of substantial movement of knowledge-intensive business functions to destinations outside Europe. The business function with the highest share of employment in foreign affiliates is marketing and sales, indicating enterprises' desire to establish a commercial presence in foreign markets.

 

Main statistical findings

The main findings of the analysis are:

§  Enterprises report more falls in employment domestically than in foreign affiliates;

§  The foreign affiliates are mostly located in EU Member States;

§  Manufacturing enterprises are more likely than services enterprises to have established foreign affiliates;

§  Employment relating to knowledge intensive support functions in foreign affiliates is mainly located in the EU;

§  The support business function with the most foreign affiliate employment is sales & marketing, which reflects the importance of commercial presence and;

§  Most domestic and foreign affiliate employment is in core business functions.

 

 

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