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HIDDEN AND INDIRECT FLOWS (IN MFA)

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Definition:
The displacement of environmental assets without absorption into the economic sphere; example: overburden from mining operations.

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. 3.72.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, July 05, 2005