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Definition: Disposals

OECD terminology

Disposals of assets occur when assets leave the capital stock of a producer, either to be scrapped or to be used in production by another producer.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), "Measuring Capital - OECD Manual: Measurement of Capital Stocks, Consumption of Fixed Capital and Capital Services", Annex 1: Glossary of technical terms used in the Manual, Paris, 2001