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French Equivalent: Accumulation

Accumulation is the acquisition of fixed assets, stocks of non-durable goods, land, mineral deposits and other non-reproducible tangible assets, financial assets, patents, copyrights and other tangible assets during a period of account less the incurrence of liabilities. This is gross accumulation. Net accumulation is gross accumulation during a period reduced by the consumption of fixed capital.

Source Publication:
The OECD Economic Outlook: Sources and Methods.


Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, March 28, 2014