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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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It's California Economic Activity Index increased 0.2 percent in May to a level of 124.5.
Lot 6: agency of the Eagle (lot reserved for insertion structures by economic activity).
The researchers estimate that demonetization reduced economic activity in India by at least 3 percentage points in November and December 2016, but the effects began to dissipate in the following months.
The business aviation sector employs almost 1.5 million people around the world, contributes hundreds of billions of dollars to the global economy, and provides connections to and economic activity in remote regions and underserved locations."
Donaldson Field's direct economic activity annually, from airport management and tenant impacts combined, is almost $277 million, while the same direct annual economic activity at Greenville Downtown Airport is a little shy of $31 million.
Announcing the bank's monetary policy committee decision at a media briefing recently, Bank of Botswana governor, Mr Moses Pelaelo said the present state of economy and the outlook for both domestic and external economic activity suggested that the prevailing monetary policy stance was consistent with managing inflation to maintain it within the range of three to six per cent in the medium term hence the decision to keep the bank rate at five per cent.
Heightening this concern is the possibility that structural factors have depressed--and will continue to depress for some time--the level of the short-term real interest rate consistent with price stability and economic activity at its potential level.
The Law has changed the term to "Economic Activity", and has expanded the definition such that is not limited to activities covered only by the Law or any instructions or regulations.
This suggests a need for a better understanding of the impact of digital technology on economic activity. Economic Analysis of the Digital Economy brings together leading scholars to explore this emerging area of research.
Summary: The World Bank launched Wednesday two new indicators of economic activity for Lebanon that put GDP growth in 2014 at 1.5 percent if the country's security situation doesn't deteriorate.
Oregon's economy grew a bit faster than average in February, according to a statewide measure of economic activity.
58.9% of employed persons were waged employees: 76.5% of them male and 23.5% female During 2012, there were 379,703 workers employed in these economic activities distributed by economic activity as follows: internal trade activities 40.0%, services activities 32.7%, industrial activities 20.7%, construction activities 3.0%, information and communications activities 1.8%, and transport and storage activities 1.8%.