European Free Trade Association

European Free Trade Association

Definition

Intergovernmental organisation set up for the promotion of free trade and economic integration to the benefit of its four Member States: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.
Abbreviation: 

EFTA




Public Register Accounts Report

Public Register Accounts Report

Definition

Administrative and fiscal source that provides Consolidated Annual Accounts Reports. (concept used by NSI PT)
Abbreviation: 

PRAR




Profiling

Profiling

Definition

Profiling is a method to analyse the legal, operational and accounting structure of an enterprise group at national and world level, in order to establish the statistical units within that group, their links, and the most efficient structures for the collection of statistical data.




Population frame

Population frame

Definition

In the context of the EGR, the population frame is that part of the EGR that is checked and provides a complete set of clusters of control



Parent corporation

Parent corporation

Definition

A parent corporation is one, which controls more than half of the shareholders' voting power in another corporation, or is a shareholder in another corporation, with the right to appoint or remove a majority of the directors of that corporation



Observation unit

Observation unit

Definition

An observation unit represents an identifiable entity, about which data can be obtained. During the collection of data, this is the unit for which data is recorded.



Electronic Data files Administration and Management Information System

Electronic Data files Administration and Management Information System

Definition

eDAMIS is an integrated environment of data transmission tools provided by Eurostat. eDAMIS is a modern communications management system allowing easier and more accurate transfer of Data between various national, EU institutions and Eurostat. The purpose of eDAMIS is to provide a simple generic solution for a transparent and reliable exchange of Data files using an advanced [Control] system with acknowledgements, notifications, content validation, monitoring and dispatching of Data files towards the relevant recipients (application or users). eDAMIS could be considered as an advanced post service which uses the latest internet technologies to guarantee the easy, reliable and smooth transmission of all statistical Data files that have to be sent to Eurostat. It also offers tracking and monitoring reports that can be used as input to check the respect of the legal obligations to transmit Data.
Abbreviation: 

eDAMIS




Employment

Employment

Definition

Employment is one of the main variable groups covered by structural business statistics. The two main measures used are:




Country of residence of the group head

Country of residence of the group head

Definition

Country where the head office of a enterprise group is located



Member States

Member States

Definition

European countries part of the European Union. The European Union (EU) comprises 27 Member States.
Abbreviation: 

MS




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