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CURRENT ACCOUNTS

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French Equivalent: Comptes des opérations courantes

Definition:
Current accounts record the production of goods and services, the generation of incomes by production, the subsequent distribution and redistribution of incomes among institutional units, and the use of incomes for purposes of consumption or saving.

Source Publication:
System of National Accounts (SNA), 2008, 1.16.

Hyperlink:
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/nationalaccount/docs/SNA2008.pdf

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, April 22, 2013