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INTERMEDIATE INPUTS

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French Equivalent: Facteurs intermédiaires

Definition:
Goods and services, other than fixed assets, used as inputs into the production process of an establishment that are produced elsewhere in the economy or are imported. They may be either transformed or used up by the production process. Land, labour, and capital are primary inputs and are not included among intermediate inputs.

Also called “intermediate products.”.

Source Publication:
ILO, IMF, OECD, Eurostat, UNECE, World Bank, 2004, Producer Price Index Manual: Theory and Practice, International Monetary Fund, Washington DC.

Hyperlink:
http://www.imf.org/external/np/sta/tegppi/index.htm

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, December 02, 2005