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Definition: Maintenance of materials

National accounts

This heading includes:
- purchases of goods and services for maintenance (i.e. regular replacement of individual damaged or broken parts) and repairs required to keep capital goods in usable condition (cf. 2.55.4. to 2.55.6.);
- purchases of crop protection equipment (excluding preparations for plant protection and pest control, cf. 2.42.), such as detonators, anti-hail protection, anti-frost smoke, etc.
Eurostat, "Manual on the economic accounts for agriculture and forestry EAA/EA 97 (Rev. 1.1)", Luxembourg, 2000