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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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capital spending on machinery and equipment is expected to increase by six per cent in 2019, the highest among provinces; and
The decrease was primarily due to increased capital spending that offset solid core operating cash flow.
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.'
The countries with the most significant investments over the next four years will be Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait, and Qatar, which combined represent around 92 per cent of total capital spending across GCC.
The competition in the semiconductor capital spending market in the US is rigid.
Capital spending and wage growth hold the key to the ultimate success of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policy recipe dubbed "Abenomics" aimed at generating a virtuous cycle of private-sector-led growth.
The capital spending figure could be encouraging for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is keen for Japan Inc to spend more of its cash pile worth over 200 trillion yen ($2 trillion) and raise wages to help drive a sustainable economic recovery.
Toyoda Gosei Co (TYO:7282), a supplier to Toyota Motor Corp.(NYSE: TM) (TYO:7203), is planning to increase capital spending next fiscal year.
Global capital spending in 2014 by producers of photovoltaic (PV) modules, cells, ingots, wafers and polysilicon will rise by a robust 42 percent to reach $3.3 billion, as presented in the attached figure.
Capital spending is money used on building infrastructure - such as schools - and making oneoff purchases.
As I've argued here before, the government could address this through a fiscal loosening which is "temporary, targeted and timely", such as a temporary reduction in national insurance contributions for employers to boost the demand for labour, or could bring forward capital spending as the IMF has called for.
CAPITAL spending by councils and other local authorities in Wales is expected to slump by PS111m in 2013-14 with investment in assets such as buildings, land and vehicles predicted to fall by 9% on the previous year.