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Outward FATS. Year 2018

Affiliates of Spanish companies abroad generate turnover reaching 210,539 million euros, employing 809,547 persons in 2018.

Indicators by branch of activity - Year 2018
Indicator Note Industry Construction Trade Services
Number of affiliates 1,435 961 1,766 2,657
Employed persons 217,989 78,739 190,502 322,317
Turnover 1 79,121 20,177 54,994 56,247
  • Millions of euros
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Year 2018 Published: 30/09/2020
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The Statistics on Affiliates of Spanish Companies Abroad (FILEXT) has the fundamental objective of providing annual information on the main variables that determine the structure and activity of the subsidiaries abroad, ultimately controlled by Spanish parent companies, both in the industrial sector and in construction, trade and other services of non-financial market.

Information is provided on the main variables disaggregated by activity, size and country or geographical area of ¿¿the subsidiary company.

The results of this statistic are prepared based on administrative information from the Foreign Investment Registry of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. This Ministry supplies the primary data to the INE by virtue of a collaboration agreement between both organizations.