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RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT – SNA

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French Equivalent: Activités de recherche- développement - SCN

Definition:
Research and development by a market producer is an activity undertaken for the purpose of discovering or developing new products, including improved versions or qualities of existing products, or discovering or developing new or more efficient processes of production.

Source Publication:
SNA 6.142 [6.163].

Cross References:
Research and development - OECD
Research and development – UNESCO

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

Version Indicator: SNA

Statistical Theme: Science and technology statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, November 21, 2001