Invisible Item

Invisible Item

In accounting, intangible assets that are counted as part of a country's balance of payments. Examples of invisible items include international travel and consulting services offered in a different country. They are considered in the balance of payments because they involve transfers of money across international borders.
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Spending less on invisible items means you can spend more on the things that stand out
Lefty, who has no idea of what the job is or what the shipping crates could possibly contain, gets progressively flustered as he goes through a charade of identifying invisible items and attempting to assemble them.
The new deficits were financed by new foreign loans and by some invisible items, which are discussed in detail in an appendix.