15.1.         Chapter 15 deals with the compilation of foreign affiliates statistics (FATS) and contains the following sections: a summary of good practices (section A); the general purpose and a description of FATS compilation (section B); FATS variables and their compilation (section C); and selected additional data compilation issues (section D). Specific country experiences have been included in the main text, and the full texts of country contributions will be made available on the website dedicated to the  present Guide.