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Economic Activity

An act that requires use of resources or time. Examples include buying a stock or making a product to sell. The level of economic activity throughout an economy can be measured in a number of ways, with perhaps the most common being GDP.

economic activity

The production and distribution of goods and services at all levels. Economic activity and expected future levels of it have an important influence on security prices because of the interrelationship between economic activity and corporate profits, inflation, interest rates, and other variables. One frequently used measure of economic activity is the gross domestic product.
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Published on Thursday, 10 October 2013 09:17 PNN The results of the surveys issued by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) show that there are 121,264 non-agricultural enterprises in private and non-governmental operating in the economic activities covered in Palestine.
The Commission considers that public companies that carry out economic activities in competition with private companies should likewise be subject to corporate tax just as private companies are.
3% in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared to same quarter of the previous year for the total of covered economic activities.
In 2011, Abu Dhabi gross output of economic activities amounted to Dh1,068.
The UAE ministries of economy and health have signed a MoU aimed at establishing a solid institutional relationship between the both parties in the field of common economic activities.
The results of the surveys reveal there are 103,766 enterprises operating in the economic activities covered.
The highest decrease of employees was in economic activities "Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply"- 3.
Muscat, April 20 (ONA) The National Economy Ministry today released the 10th edition of the National Accounts Bulletin that covered statistics on various economic activities during 2004-2008.
This is the reason why interest rates are remaining low in spite of a pick-up in economic activities.
While industrial wage employment (or Fordism) dominated economic activities during the 19th and early 20th centuries, it ceased to provide an organizing framework for economic interactions and has now replaced the dominant industrial mode of production with a service and financial economy.
He argues that their economic activities and ways of doing things changed substantially over this period.
Guzzetti's essential argument, synthesized in an essay in Italian, (1) is that popolane -- and patrician women as well, though on a lesser scale -- were ubiquitous in Venice: traveling confidently about the city, engaging in a vast array of economic activities, associating with large networks of kin and non-kin, joining institutions -- in short they were vigorous and confident participants in both private and public life.