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DEPLETION OF NATURAL ECONOMIC ASSETS

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French Equivalent: Épuisement d’actifs naturels

Definition:
The depletion of natural economic assets is the reduction in the value of deposits of subsoil assets as a result of their physical removal, the depletion of water resources, and the depletion of natural forests, fish stocks in the open seas and other non-cultivated biological resources as a result of harvesting, forest clearance, or other use.

Source Publication:
SNA 12.29 and 12.30.

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

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 05, 2001