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capital expenditure

[′kap·ət·əl ik′spen·di·chər]
(industrial engineering)
Money spent for long-term additions or improvements and charged to a capital assets account.
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For property arm DMCI Homes, the capital spending budget is P11.
An analyst with the bank said, 'Despite fears of a reduction in capital spending given Fed policy uncertainty, concerns about global economic growth and even recent Brexit driven worry, data collected from companies suggests a better environment.
While small-business owners' overall optimism may be the driving force behind their increased capital spending intentions, their credit expectations may also play a role in those decisions.
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In the non-manufacturing sector, electric power companies, telecom firms and home appliance retailers plan to actively increase capital spending.
Capital spending by type of manufacturer: Metal stamping companies plan to spend an average of $177,200 on capital equipment in 2003, while metal fabricating companies reported an average of $707,400.
The survey got responses from more than 20,000 companies, which were questioned in November about their capital spending for last year and their plans for this year.
We expect to see this utilization rate resume a gradual upward trend in the months ahead, which should help to support current plans for capital spending increases.
At the state level, I urge Governor Cuomo not to use capital spending programs to help balance the state's operating budget.
Most recently Hydro announced that it would trim $7 billion of capital spending over the next decade by deferring projects involving conservation, new generating capacity and transmission lines.
0-percent increase in PA capital spending in 1985 was one-fourth of the 1984 increase.
legacy carriers to drive aircraft capital spending levels higher, probably peaking in the 2010-2012 period.