Multinational corporation

  • replica of an east indiaman of the dutch east india company/united east india company (voc). the voc is often considered by many to be the world's first formally listed public company and the first historical model of the multinational corporation (or transnational corporation) in its modern sense.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

    a multinational corporation (mnc) or worldwide enterprise is a corporate organization that owns or controls production of goods or services in at least one country other than its home country.[10][11] black's law dictionary suggests that a company or group should be considered a multinational corporation if it derives 25% or more of its revenue from out-of-home-country operations. however, a firm that owns and controls 51% of a foreign subsidiary also controls production of goods or services in at least one country other than its home country and therefore would also meet the criterium, even if that foreign affiliate generates only a few percent of its revenue.[12] a multinational corporation can also be referred to as a multinational enterprise (mne), a transnational enterprise (tne), a transnational corporation (tnc), an international corporation, or a stateless corporation.[13] there are subtle but real differences between these three labels, as well as multinational corporation and worldwide enterprise.

    most of the largest and most influential companies of the modern age are publicly traded multinational corporations, including forbes global 2000 companies. multinational corporations are subject to criticisms for lacking ethical standards. they have also become associated with multinational tax havens and base erosion and profit shifting tax avoidance activities.

  • overview
  • foreign direct investment
  • legal domicile
  • regulation and taxation
  • alternatives and arrangements
  • dispute resolution and arbitration
  • theoretical background
  • multinational enterprise
  • colonialism
  • criticism
  • see also
  • references
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Replica of an East Indiaman of the Dutch East India Company/United East India Company (VOC). The VOC is often considered by many to be the world's first formally listed public company and the first historical model of the multinational corporation (or transnational corporation) in its modern sense.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

A multinational corporation (MNC) or worldwide enterprise is a corporate organization that owns or controls production of goods or services in at least one country other than its home country.[10][11] Black's Law Dictionary suggests that a company or group should be considered a multinational corporation if it derives 25% or more of its revenue from out-of-home-country operations. However, a firm that owns and controls 51% of a foreign subsidiary also controls production of goods or services in at least one country other than its home country and therefore would also meet the criterium, even if that foreign affiliate generates only a few percent of its revenue.[12] A multinational corporation can also be referred to as a multinational enterprise (MNE), a transnational enterprise (TNE), a transnational corporation (TNC), an international corporation, or a stateless corporation.[13] There are subtle but real differences between these three labels, as well as multinational corporation and worldwide enterprise.

Most of the largest and most influential companies of the modern age are publicly traded multinational corporations, including Forbes Global 2000 companies. Multinational corporations are subject to criticisms for lacking ethical standards. They have also become associated with multinational tax havens and base erosion and profit shifting tax avoidance activities.

Other Languages
asturianu: Multinacional
azərbaycanca: Transmilli şirkət
Bân-lâm-gú: Khòa-kok kong-si
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Транснацыянальная карпарацыя
català: Multinacional
español: Multinacional
euskara: Multinazional
français: Multinationale
한국어: 다국적 기업
Bahasa Indonesia: Perusahaan multinasional
italiano: Multinazionale
日本語: 多国籍企業
norsk nynorsk: Fleirnasjonalt selskap
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Transmilliy korporatsiya
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Multinacionalna korporacija
Tiếng Việt: Công ty đa quốc gia
中文: 跨國公司