Frequently Asked Questions
Guidelines for Citing BEA Information | ID: 1127 | Created: Aug-20-2015
On page 3 of the survey, you will see a numerical code associated with each type of service covered by the survey. For example, brokerage services related to equity transactions has a service code of 1. If you sold brokerage services related to equity transactions to foreign persons, enter 1 on Schedule A in the space provided below “Service Code.”
If you check any “yes” box in Table 1, column 1, on page 3, then enter the service code associated with that service on page 6, Schedule A, U.S. Reporter’s Sales of Financial Services to Foreign Persons.
If you check any “yes” box in Table 1, column 2, on page 3, then enter the service code associated with that service on page 8, Schedule B, U.S. Reporter’s Purchases of Financial Services from Foreign Persons.
If you have more than two types of services, report them on the overflow sheets that are provided on the BE-180 page at www.bea.gov/ssb/be180.
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