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Services

Services are the result of a production activity that changes the conditions of the consuming units, or facilitates the exchange of products or financial assets. Services are not generally separate items over which ownership rights can be established and cannot generally be separated from their production. Services include the following items:
a) Manufacturing services on physical inputs owned by others
b) Maintenance and repair services not included elsewhere (n.i.e.)
c) Transport
d) Travel
e) Construction
f) Insurance and pension services
g) Financial services
h) Charges for the use of intellectual property n.i.e.
i) Telecommunications, computer, and information services
j) Other business services
k) Personal, cultural and recreational services
l) Government goods and services n.i.e.



Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • IMF

Services are the result of a production activity that changes the conditions of the consuming units or facilitates the exchange of products or financial assets. Services are not generally separate items over which ownership rights can be established and cannot generally be separated from their production.



Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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