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FINANCIAL CLAIMS

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French Equivalent: Créances financières

Definition:
Financial claims and obligations arise out of contractual relationships between pairs of institutional units.

A financial claim:

(a) entitles a creditor to receive a payment, or payments, from a debtor in circumstances specified in a contract between them; or

(b) specifies between the two parties certain rights or obligations, the nature of which requires them to be treated as financial.

Source Publication:
SNA 11.17 [10.4, 11.18].

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

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, March 05, 2003