SDG 17 · Indicator

Shifted profits of multinationals

US$ billion

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Estimation of how much profit is shifted into tax havens and how much non-haven countries lose in profits from such shifting. Based on macroeconomic data known as foreign affiliates statistics. Negative values indicate profit shifting.

Long-Term Objective

Technical Optimum

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 0.


This indicator is used for OECD countries only.


Zucman et al. (2019)

Shifted profits of multinationals