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a non-resident
Description

A non-resident refers to a person, company or institution that lives in, or is located/operating in a country outside Malaysia.


Source : External Sector
Source Detail : Quarterly Balance Of Payment
account
Description

An account is a tool which records, for a given aspect of economic life, the uses and resources or the changes in assets and the changes in liabilities and/or the stock of assets and liabilities existing at a certain time.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
accounting services
Description

Accounting Services:
Refers to services involving the recording of commercial transactions from businesses or others, the preparation or auditing of financial accounts, the examination of accounts and the certification of their accuracy and the preparation of personal and business income tax returns. Included are related advisory activities and representation (other than legal representation) on behalf of clients before tax authorities.
 


Source : Services
Source Detail : Services Statistics, Professional
accrual accounting
Description

Accrual Accounting records flows at the time economic value is created, transformed, exchanged, transferred or extinguished, so flows which imply a change of ownership are entered when ownership passes, services are recorded when provided, output at the time products are created and intermediate consumption when materials and supplies are being used.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
acid rain
Description
Any form of precipitation (rain, snow, hail or fog) whose acidity has been increased through the uptake of acid pollutants from the air.
Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
acidification
Description
Increase of hydrogen ions, usually expressed as the pH value of environmental media.
Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
actively unemployed
Description

The actively unemployed include all persons who did not work during the reference week but were available for work and were actively looking for work during the reference week.


Source : Labour Force and Social Statistics
Source Detail : Labour Force Survey Report
actual final consumption of general government
Description

Actual Final Consumption Of General Government is measured by the value of the collective consumption services provided to the community, or large sections of the community, by general government; it is derived from their final consumption expenditure by subtracting the value of social transfers in kind payable.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
actual final consumption of households
Description

Actual Final Consumption Of Households is the value of the consumption goods acquired by households, whether by purchase or by transfer from government units or NPISHs, and used by them for the satisfaction of their needs and wants; it is derived from their final consumption expenditure by adding the value of social transfers in kind receivable.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
advertising
Description

Advertising:
Refers to establishment primarily engaged in creating advertising campaigns and placing such advertising in periodicals, newspaper, radio, television or other media. These establishment are organised to provide a full range of services (i.e. through in-house capabilities or subcontracting), including advice, creative services, and account management, production of advertising material, media planning and buying (i.e. placing advertising).
 


Source : Services
Source Detail : Services Statistics, Professional