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base period

[′bās ‚pir·ē·əd]
(statistics)
The period of a year, or other unit of time, used as a reference in constructing an index number. Also known as base year.
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announces that the accounting reference period of the Company has today been
The RPA will be writing individually in the next few days to all those who received an ex- gratia payment in the reference period (2000-2002) to advise them.
The Rural Payments Agency is to send out documentation to all farmers who received payment in the reference period (2000/02).
The packs show farmers' historic CAP subsidy information for the 2000, 2001 and 2002 scheme years -- the reference period.
The reference period for an interview is the 4-month period preceding the interview month.
The number of COGNICASE common shares to be issued may be subject to an adjustment if the average trading price for the reference period exceeds $9.
In the reference period, there was an increase in the volume of completed construction works in Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Bulgaria and Bosnia and Herzegovina, while a decrease was registered in the other countries.
Across the entire range of securities financing and OTC derivatives transactions, offered price terms (such as financing rates/spreads) have eased, on balance, for nearly all types of counterparty covered in the survey over the three-month reference period ending in February 2014.
In the reference period, 647 dwellings are planned for construction, with total useful floor area of 51 958 m2.
The interest obligation arises under the Indenture, dated as of August 12, 2003, because the average trading price of the Series B debentures for the applicable five trading-day reference period exceeded 120% of the accreted principal amount of such debentures.
This 17-week period is called the reference period.
I explained that a priority was to check with farmers who were paid CAP subsidies during the reference period that the historic data on which their entitlement will be calculated is based on the correct information.

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