Glossary:Fixed capital

Fixed capital is the value of capital assets available for production purposes at a given point in time. All capital goods are included which are accounted for in gross fixed capital formation. This is measured by the value of acquisitions less disposals of new or existing fixed assets.

Fixed assets are produced non-financial assets that are used repeatedly or continuously in production processes for more than one year. Fixed assets consist of dwellings, other buildings and structures, machinery and equipment, weapons systems, cultivated biological resources, and intellectual property products.

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