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This indicator measures the total amount of material directly used in an economy, excluding hidden flows. DMC equals DMI minus exports (in economy – wide material flow accounting).

Source Publication:
United Nations, European Commission, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Bank , 2005, Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting 2003, Studies in Methods, Series F, No.61, Rev.1, Glossary, United Nations, New York, para. 3.206.

Cross References:
Direct material input (DMI)

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, July 5, 2005

Last updated on Wednesday, November 30, 2005