Payback period

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payback period

[′pā‚bak ‚pir·ē·əd]
(industrial engineering)
The amount of time required for achieving an amount in profits to offset the cost of a capital expenditure, such as the cost of investment in modifications in an industrial facility for the purpose of conserving energy.

Payback period

A popular nondiscounting project selection technique used when organizations require the capital investment of a project to be recovered within a specified period; the period it takes for the stream of net cash flows to equal the initial investment. Also, a term used in the evaluation of sustainable and renewable energy options, wherein greenhouse or greenhouse intensive energy savings that the technology may enable over its useful life are assessed in relation to the embodied energy required for its manufacture. For renewable energy systems, it can also refer to the period of time over which energy cost savings derived from accessing renewable energy offset the upfront capital costs of the system.
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The loan's repayment period was extended to 2021 and the interest rate was cut to 2.5 per cent, from 4.5 per cent, in 2013, after Cyprus sought a bailout.
Etuokwu said that the financing scheme currently includes smartphone devices with prices ranging from N12,500 to N325,000 at competitive market prices, spread across a 12-month repayment period.
5) the loan repayment period is from 30.1.2021 to 30.12.2037, In monthly installments.
DOF insists Philippines never defaulted on foreign debt in 1983 !-- -- Alexis Romero (philstar.com) - April 3, 2019 - 7:50pm MANILA, Philippines The Philippines did not default on its foreign debt in 1983 because its lenders agreed to extend the repayment period, the Department of Finance said Wednesday.
The country did not default on its foreign debt in 1983 as the repayment period was extended as agreed upon by the Philippines and its lenders, a Finance official said Wednesday.
He said that under the loan scheme a young, newly married couple will be able to obtain the loan from state banks with a repayment period of 25 years for a 6% interest.
class="MsoNormalWe find that increasing the repayment period has a much bigger impact of the instalments than reducing the interest rate.
The Chinese government provided concessional loans of $ 5.874 billion for Pakistan Government's major transportation infrastructure projects, with a composite interest rate of around 2% in repayment period of 20-25 years.
The embassy said that the Chinese government provided concessional loans of $5.874 billion to Pakistan government's major transportation infrastructure projects, with a composite interest rate of around 2 per cent in a repayment period of 20-25 years.
While a standard repayment method for student loans is a fixed amount that must be paid back regularly (typically) over the course of 10 years, an IDR extends the repayment period while lowering the amount borrowers pay to 15 to 20 percent of their discretionary income each month and leads to loan forgiveness from federal loans in 20 to 25 years if they remain in the program.
"BTS Leasing" offers suitable financing with a repayment term of 5 years with a 3-month deductible, a monthly repayment period and an own contribution of 5 to 20%.
"With the annex to the agreement, the fixed interest rate for the participant banks will drop from 3 to 2 percent a year, the interest rate for end beneficiaries will drop to up to 5 percent a year, the maximum repayment period will in crease from eight to ten years and approving loans for working capital will be rendered possible with a repayment period of up to three years and a grace period of six months," the Government said.