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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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Due to the reduction in the product replacement cycle time, the demand for memory devices for newly launched devices is expected to rise drastically, and this will increase the capital spending on memory devices by semiconductor companies, leading to the growth of market.
small-business owners' capital spending expectations is consistent with their optimistic hiring intentions and with the high level of overall economic confidence as measured by Gallup.
AUO has reduced its 2011 capital spending from NT$90 billion (US$3.
Automakers and steelmakers are the major contributors to the 15 percent growth, and their capital spending is expected to increase 30.
Capital spending per quarter: The largest share of capital expenditures (57 percent) is anticipated during the first two quarters of 2003.
Oil prices have plummeted, natural gas prices have weakened, and 1998 could see the first decline in capital spending since 1992.
Capital spending surged in 1997, increasing by an average of 9.
If the spending estimate proves correct, it would be the lowest growth recorded in capital spending since the recession in 1991, and it would be a steep falloff from last year's growth rate of 8.
Toward these goals, when I addressed the Clinton transition team in Atlanta, I called for a start on several types of capital spending programs.
A $10-billion cut is equal to 23 per cent of the utility's $42-billion capital spending program over the next decade.
According to planned spending estimates, the ratio of PA spending to total capital spending will decrease slightly in 1986.
Capital spending will be more heavily weighted toward the first half of 2007, reflecting completion of the South Coast Gas project and winter-access drilling and construction activity in Alaska (Oooguruk and NPR-A) and Canada.