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by company DX and by each of the United States affiliates who own certificates of indebtedness or have dealings with the foreign corporation. If any or all of the affiliates of company DX are foreign organizations, company FZ must also be reported as a "secondary allied foreign organization." (See subsec. E-7.)

b. Partnership.─A  partnership in which a person under the jurisdiction of the United States is one of the partners, whether general, special, limited, or otherwise.

c. Branch.─The interest of any person subject to the jurisdiction of the United States in property in any foreign country allocated to or held in the name or for the use of any branch, depot, or office outside the United States maintained by such person for the transaction of any of his business. Foreign operations conducted by United States corporations in their own names and not through foreign incorporated companies are to be reported as branch operations.

d. A business enterprise or real property owned outright by a resident of the United States.

7. "Secondary allied foreign organization" shall be defined as follows:

a. A foreign organization allied with the reporter through the ownership of at least 50 percent of its voting securities, or other certificates of ownership, by a primary allied foreign organization or another secondary allied foreign organization.

b. A branch of a primary allied foreign organization or of a secondary allied foreign organization engaged in a different type of business or located in a country foreign to the country of the primary (or the secondary) allied foreign organization. 

c. If a foreign organization qualifies as a primary allied foreign organization under subsection 6a, second and third above, it must also be reported as a secondary allied foreign organization to each of the reporting organization's foreign affiliates owning any of the voting securities of that foreign organization. (See second and third examples under subsec. 6a.)

d. Branches or subsidiaries of a primary allied foreign organization located in the same country and engaged in the same type of business as the primary organization may be combined and one report submitted covering the activities of all of these organizations. The report must be a consolidated report showing the total activities of all organizations and not a report of the primary organization showing only the investment of the primary in the secondary organizations.

(8) Parent organization.─For the purpose of this survey, the parent organization is defined as the organization which owns direct interest in the allied foreign organization.  In the case of a "secondary allied foreign organization" the parent organization is the "primary allied foreign organization" which owns voting securities of the "secondary allied foreign organization."
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F. SPACE ON FORM INSUFFICIENT

When space does not permit a full answer to any question on the form, the information required should be submitted on supplementary sheets appropriately labeled and incorporated by reference under the question.  To assist respondents in fulfilling this requirement, continuation sheets have been provided.  All supplementary sheets, including continuation sheets, should be attached to the form to which they pertain.

G. REQUIRED INFORMATION NOT AVAILABLE

All reasonable efforts should be made to obtain information required for reporting.  When communication is impossible, the latest available information should be used.  In case only partial information is available, it should be given with an appropriate indication.  If any information not available at the time of reporting is obtained thereafter, a supplementary report must be filed promptly with a full explanation.

Every question on each form which a person is required to use in rendering his report must be answered.  However, in property summaries and schedules, space not needed for supplying required information should be left entirely black.  When there is nothing to report under any question or if information is entirely lacking, state "no," "none" or "unknown," as the case may be, with an explanation if requisite to a complete understanding of the circumstances.

If disclosure of the information required on any form would violate the security regulations of the country in which the foreign allied organization is located, reporters are specifically exempted from the requirement to report that information.  If information is omitted for this reason, a note to that effect should be entered on the form.

H. NUMBER OF COPIES

A single original copy shall be filed.  In addition, each person reporting should retain a copy of his report.

I. TIME AND PLACE OF FILING REPORTS

Reports shall be filed on or before July 31, 1951, with the Department of Commerce, Office of Business Economics, Balance of Payments Division, Washington 25, D.C.

J. INFORMATION REGARDING PREPARATION OF REPORTS

Anyone desiring information concerning this survey may apply directly to the United States Department of Commerce, Office of Business Economics, Balance of Payments Division, Washington 25, D.C., or to any field office of the United States Department of Commerce.

K. FORMS

Copies of all forms and instructions may be obtained from either the United States Department of Commerce, Office of Business Economics, Balance of Payments Division, Washington 25, D.C., or from any field office of the United States Department of Commerce.
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Section III. Instructions for Report Form A

A.  PURPOSE OF FORM A

Form A shall be used to furnish summaries of the enterprises in foreign countries "allied" either directly with the reporter or through the intermediary of a "primary allied foreign organization."  Replies to the questions included on Form A are required by law.

B.  PART A.─INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPORTER

1. Questions 1 through 6 comprise part A and all refer to the reporting organization.

2. Question 5──Type of business.──Give a brief but definite description of the business of the report, including the principal products sold or services rendered, e. g., "manufacturing electric household appliances" or "commission merchants exporting hardware from the United States."

C. PART B──COMPLETE LIQUIDATION OF REPORTER'S INTEREST IN ANY ALLIED FOREIGN ORGANIZATION IN 1950.

If the sale, liquidation or disposal in any other manner of foreign assets has been previously reported to the Commerce Department on either of Forms BE-577 or BE-578, part B of Form A may be disregarded.

Include here only those foreign organizations which were completely liquidated in 1950.  Liquidation of part of the assets of a foreign organization is not to be reported under this item.

D. PART C.──SUMMARY OF DIRECT INVESTMENTS IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES

Question 9.──List here the complete name of every foreign organization both primary and secondary, allied with the reporter.  (See sec. II, E─6 and E─7.)  If the interrelationships can not be clearly shown on the form, attach a chart or a supplementary listing sheet.  Serial numbers assigned by the reporter to Form B in numeric sequence must appear on this listing in the column provided.

E. PART D.──CERTIFICATION OF THE REPORT

The certification must be signed by the person making out the report if the type of organization checked in question 4, part A, is an individual.  Certifications on behalf of partnerships shall be signed by a partner and those in behalf of trusts by a trustee.  Certifications on behalf of corporations, associations, or similar organizations shall be signed by a principal officer authorized to make the report for the organization.

The certification need not be sworn to before an officer authorized to administer oaths; however, unless otherwise properly executed, the report will not be accepted.

Section IV. Instructions for Form B

A. PURPOSE OF FORM B

Form B shall be used to report with respect to allied foreign organizations as defined in section II, E─6 and E─7.  A
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