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Subject Predicate Object <p>All merchant activity sectors are concerned (excluded financial sector).<br /> The unit investigated is the &quot;UCI&quot;, Ultimate Controlling Institutional unit. This unit defined by Eurostat corresponds to the unit which exercises control over the subsidiaries declared in the survey. This control is characterized by the power to appoint the managers of companies or business units in charge of operational activities. The UCI is also the unit which has the data of all the group's subsidiaries.</p>