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DURABLE GOOD

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French Equivalent: Bien durable

Definition:
A durable good is one which may be used repeatedly or continuously over a period of more than a year, assuming a normal or average rate of physical usage.

Source Publication:
SNA 9.38.

Cross References:
Non-durable good

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

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, November 15, 2001