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VERTICALLY INTEGRATED ENTERPRISE

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French Equivalent: Entreprise verticalement intégrée

Definition:
A vertically integrated enterprise is one in which different stages of production, which are usually carried out by different enterprises, are carried out in succession by different parts of the same enterprise (the output of one stage becomes an input into the next stage, only the output from the final stage being actually sold on the market.

Source Publication:
SNA 5.31.

Cross References:
Horizontally integrated enterprise

Hyperlink:
http://esa.un.org/unsd/sna1993/introduction.asp

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 19, 2001