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GEOGRAPHIC BOUNDARIES / NATIONAL TERRITORY

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Definition:
Boundaries that determine the national territory.

Context:
National territory does not correspond to economic territory; some resident units pertaining to the national economy (economic territory) operate in foreign countries; conversely some units pertaining to other national economies operate within the national territory.

Source Publication:
United Nations, European Commission, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Bank, 2005, Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting 2003, Studies in Methods, Series F, No.61, Rev.1, Glossary, United Nations, New York, para. 3.82.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Last updated on Wednesday, November 30, 2005