This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act (P.L. 94-472, 90 Stat. 2059, 22 U.S.C. 3101-3108, as amended). U.S. entities who are notified by BEA about this survey are required to complete and return the survey to the Bureau of Economic Analysis within 60 days of the close of each calendar quarter (or within 90 days of closing the final calendar quarter of the year).

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