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Majority-owned foreign affiliate. See Majority-owned foreign affiliate (MOFA)

Majority-owned foreign affiliate (MOFA). A foreign affiliate in which the combined ownership of all U.S. parents exceeds 50 percent. Related terms: Foreign parent, U.S. affiliate.

Majority-owned foreign affiliates. See Majority-owned foreign affiliate (MOFA)

Majority-owned U.S. affiliate. A U.S. affiliate in which the combined ownership of all foreign parents exceeds 50 percent. Related terms: Foreign affiliate, U.S. parent.

Majority-owned U.S. affiliates. See Majority-owned U.S. affiliate

Make table. A table in the input-output (I-O) accounts. The make table shows the production of commodities by industries. It shows the value, in producers' prices, of each commodity produced by each industry. In each row, one "diagonal" cell shows the value of the production of the commodity for which the industry has been designated the primary producer. The entries in the other cells in the row show the values of the production of commodities for which the industry is a secondary producer. The entries in each column of the make table represent the production by both primary and secondary producers of the commodity in the column. Related terms: Direct requirements table, Total requirements table, Use table.

Make tables. See Make table

Margin. See Margin, or margin costs

Margin costs. See Margin, or margin costs

Margin, or margin costs. The value of the trade services provided in delivering commodities from producers' establishments to purchasers, where the purchaser pays for the services. Related terms: Input-output (I-O) accounts.

MOFA. See Majority-owned foreign affiliate (MOFA)

Monthly Treasury Statement. Data series, released by the U.S. Treasury, which summarizes the financial activities of the federal government and off-budget Federal entities in accordance with the Budget of the U.S. Government. Related terms: Directly estimated method.