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ECONOMIC INTEREST – CENTRE OF

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French Equivalent: Centre d’intérêt économique

Definition:
An institutional unit is said to have a centre of economic interest within a country when there exists some location within the economic territory of the country on, or from, which it engages, and intends to continue to engage, in economic activities and transactions on a significant scale, either indefinitely or over a finite but long period of time.

Source Publication:
SNA 14.12 [4.15].

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

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 06, 2001