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Fixed asset

Long-lived property owned by a firm that is used by a firm in the production of its income. Tangible fixed assets include real estate, plant, and equipment. Intangible fixed assets include patents, trademarks, and customer recognition.

Fixed Asset

An asset with a long-term useful life that a company uses to make its products or provide its services. Strictly speaking, a fixed asset is any asset that the company does not expect to sell for at least a year, but the term often refers to assets a company expects to have indefinitely. Common examples of fixed assets are real estate and factories, which a company holds for long periods of time.

fixed asset

An asset not readily convertible to cash that is used in the normal course of business. Examples of fixed assets include machinery, buildings, and fixtures. A firm whose total assets are made up primarily of fixed assets is in a less liquid financial position, thus entailing greater risk of a big tumble in profits if its revenues fall.
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Many investment projects were carried out during the past five years, resulting in the increase of the total fixed capital formation in the activity of the construction of Dh 2805 million in 2006 to AED 4862 million years 2011, recording an increase of AED 2057 million, and a growth rate of 11.
Gross fixed capital formation 128 522 128 776 129 563 125 952
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subtracting consumption of fixed capital from gross investment.