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Guidelines for Citing BEA Information | ID: 1084 | Created: Aug-20-2015
Submission of the BE-180 survey is required by any U.S. financial services company that had covered transactions in fiscal year 2014. If sales or purchases of financial services were greater than $3 million, the U.S. company is required to provide data by type of service, by type of affiliation with the counterparty, and by country, even if the financial services company was not contacted by BEA. If sales and purchases were both $3 million or less, the U.S. company is required to provide aggregate data only and may voluntarily provide more detailed information. Information on the types of financial services covered by the BE-180 survey can be found in Table 1 on page 3 of the survey form.
For more information on the reporting requirements, please see Section I, Who is to Report and General Coverage, of the General Instructions on page 9 of the survey.
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