capital consumption

Definitions

Accounting

Economics

  • noun the decrease in the value a country’s or a firm’s stock of capital goods held as they wear out and need to be replaced
  • noun investment in new assets to replace old ones

Health Economics

  • (written as Capital Consumption)
    A national income accounting term: the amount by which gross investment exceeds net investment. Synonymous with ' replacement investment '.
  • synonymReplacement Investment
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