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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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In the structure of employees by economic activities the biggest relative share of employees was in aManufacturinga - 21.
GDP figures by economic activity show the value of production in respect of individual economic activities.
Companies carrying out economic activities in the development zone will be taxed at a rate of 5% on their income.
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.
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 European Commission concluded, on 29 June, that the unlimited state guarantee granted to the lnstitut Francais du Petrole Energies Nouvelles (IFP) because of its status as a public body constitutes state aid compatible with the internal market as long as the IFP's economic activities are conducted solely on an ancillary basis and are connected with its main activity, which is public research.
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.