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The user cost of capital

The user cost of capital is the price of capital services. The user cost of capital describes the amount of money which would have been needed during the year to cover the use of capital good services to the value of EUR x. This includes capital financing costs or an alternative cost for capital now being unavailable for use elsewhere in production and gains or losses caused by price changes in the capital good and consumption of capital in use...

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Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus