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TNC [4 records]

Record 1 2017-11-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Computer Peripheral Equipment
DEF

A black box that converts a computer's digital output into small packets of information that are transmitted in short bursts over a radio frequency. (Source: Canadian Business, August 1987).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Périphériques (Informatique)

Spanish

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Record 2 2012-03-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Corporate Economics
  • Commercial Establishments
  • Foreign Trade
DEF

A business organization with activities and invested capital in several countries.

CONT

Multinational corporations are able to use their financial resources, technology, managerial know-how, established systems of distribution, product identity, and economies of scale to set up subsidiaries in countries around the world and to allocate production according to local labour costs and skills, tax policies and incentives, distribution costs, and other such factors.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Économie de l'entreprise
  • Établissements commerciaux
  • Commerce extérieur
DEF

Entreprise ayant investi des capitaux et exerçant ses activités dans plusieurs pays.

Key term(s)
  • compagnie multinationale

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Economía empresarial
  • Establecimientos comerciales
  • Comercio exterior
DEF

Empresa con sociedades de producción o distribución en diversos países.

CONT

Las EMN [empresas multinacionales] han adquirido gran importancia en todo el mundo, a partir, sobre todo, de EE.UU., Japón y la CEE [Comunidad Económica Europea].

OBS

multinacional; sociedad multinacional: términos y definición extraídos del CAPITAL Business Dictionary con la autorización de LID Editorial Empresarial.

Key term(s)
  • compañía multinacional
  • transnacional
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Record 3 2007-04-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • International Bodies and Committees
  • Foreign Trade
OBS

World Trade Organization.

OBS

In April 1998, free trade negotiations were launched by the leaders of 34 countries in the Americas with a target date of 2005 to conclude negotiations on a Free Trade Area of the Americas. To do so, they created a Trade Negotiations Committee.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Organismes et comités internationaux
  • Commerce extérieur
OBS

Organisation mondiale du Commerce.

OBS

En avril 1998, les dirigeants de 34 pays des Amériques ont lancé les négociations sur le libre-échange avec la date cible de 2005 pour conclure les négociations sur une Zone de libre-échange des Amériques. Pour ce faire, il ont créé un Comité des négociations commerciales.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Organismos y comités internacionales
  • Comercio exterior
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Record 4 1997-11-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Organizations, Administrative Units and Committees
OBS

Somalia; agreement reached at 15-27 March 1993 Conference on National Reconciliation in Somalia; established as a repository of Somalian sovereignty and primary political entity; composed of 74 members from each of the 18 regions.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Organismes, unités administratives et comités

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Organismos, unidades administrativas y comités
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