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CAPITAL EXPENDITURE

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French Equivalent: Dépenses en capital

Definition:
Capital expenditure measures the value of purchases of fixed assets, i.e. those assets that are used repeatedly in production processes for more than a year. The value is at full cost price. Sales of fixed assets are not deducted.

Source Publication:
Measuring the ICT Sector: Information Society, OECD, 2000, Data Item Definitions, Data Sources and Methodologies, page 151.

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, April 24, 2003