Definition: Gross operating surplus
Purchasing power parities
Surplus or deficit accruing from production before taking any account of:
(a) consumption of fixed capital;
(b) any interest, rent or similar charges payable on financial or tangible non-produced assets borrowed or rented by the enterprise; or
(c) any interest, rent or similar charges receivable on financial or tangible non-produced assets owned by the enterprise.
Eurostat, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), "Eurostat-OECD Methodological Manual on Purchasing Power Parities", Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2012