Payments in cash or other assets, excluding the corporation's own stock, made by corporations located in the United States and abroad to stockholders who are U.S. residents.
Technique for estimating real value added by industry in the gross domestic product (GDP)-by-industry accounts. Under this procedure, an industry's gross output and its intermediate inputs are deflated separately-hence, the term "double deflation." Real value added is then estimated as the difference between deflated, or real, gross output and real intermediate inputs.
Tangible products that can be stored or inventoried and that have an average life of at least three years.
Contributions consisting of employer payments (including payments-in-kind) to private pension and profit-sharing plans, publicly administered government employee retirement plans, private group health and life insurance plans, privately administered workers' compensation plans, and supplemental unemployment benefit plans, formerly called other labor income.
A business, service, or membership organization consisting of one or more establishments under common, direct or indirect, ownership or control. It is the highest level of establishment aggregation. An enterprise may vary in composition, ranging from a single- establishment company to a complex family of parent and subsidiary companies (firms under common ownership or control).
Investment in equipment and software consists of capital account purchases of new machinery, equipment, furniture, vehicles, and computer software; dealers' margins on sales of used equipment; and net purchases of used equipment from government agencies, persons, and the rest of the world. Own-account production of computer software is also included.
Equity capital increases and decreases. Equity capital increases consist of payments by parent companies to third parties abroad for the purchase of capital stock or other equity interests when they acquire an existing business, payments made to acquire additional ownership interests in their affiliates, and capital contributions to their affiliates. Equity capital decreases are funds that parent companies receive (except from distributions of earnings) when they reduce their equity interest in their affiliates.
Deposits, stocks, bonds, notes, currencies, and other instruments that possess value and give rise to claims, liabilities, or equity investment. Financial assets include bank loans, direct investments, and official private holdings of debt and equity securities and other instruments. When the holder resides in a country that is different from the issuer of the instrument, it is included in the international investment position of both countries.
Produced assets that are used repeatedly, or continuously, in processes of production for an extended period of time. They consist of equipment, structures (including, by convention, owner-occupied housing) and intellectual property products, but exclude consumer durables
Consists of purchases of residential and nonresidential structures, equipment and intellectual property products by private businesses, by nonprofit institutions, and by governments in the United States. (Owner-occupied housing is treated like a business in the NIPAs.)