Schedule II - Valuation and Qualifying Accounts
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2016
|Valuation and Qualifying Accounts [Abstract]|
(A) For the year ended December 31, 2016 and 2015, the deferred tax asset valuation allowance increased mainly as a result of additional tax losses in foreign jurisdictions. For the year ended December 31, 2014, the deferred tax asset valuation allowance decreased mainly as a result of tax loss carryforwards being utilized.
The entire disclosure for any allowance and reserve accounts (their beginning and ending balances, as well as a reconciliation by type of activity during the period). Alternatively, disclosure of the required information may be within the footnotes to the financial statements or a supplemental schedule to the financial statements.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef