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AID IN KIND

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Definition:
Flows of goods and services with no payment in money or debt instruments in exchange. In some cases, “commodity aid” goods (such as grain) are subsequently sold and the receipts are used in the budget or, more commonly through a special fund, for public expenditure.

Source Publication:
IMF, 2007, Manual on Fiscal Transparency, IMF, Washington DC, Glossary.

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Monday, July 23, 2007