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INVENTORIES

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French Equivalent: Stocks de produits

Definition:
Inventories consist of stocks of outputs that are still held by the units that produced them prior to their being further processed, sold, delivered to other units or used in other ways, and stocks of products acquired from other units that are intended to be used for intermediate consumption or for resale without further processing.

Source Publication:
SNA 10.7 [13.15, 13.46, (AN.12) – Annex to chapter XIII].

Cross References:
Stocks (industry), value

Hyperlink:
http://esa.un.org/unsd/sna1993/introduction.asp

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 13, 2001