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trading gains and losses
Description

The trading gain or loss from changes in the terms of trade is the difference between real GDI and GDP in volume terms.


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

A transfer is a transaction in which one institutional unit provides a goods, service or asset to another unit without receiving from the latter any goods, service or asset in return as a direct counterpart.


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

Transport equipment consists of equipment for moving people and objects.


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

A transport margin consists of those transport charges paid separately by the purchaser in taking delivery at the required time and place.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
tropical forest
Description
Type of forest found in areas with high regular rainfall and no more than two months of low rainfall, and consisting of a completely closed canopy of trees that prevents penetration of sunlight to the ground and discourages ground cover growth.
Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
turbidity
Description
Hazy or cloudy condition of water due to the presence of suspended particles.
Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
type of business activity
Description 1

The type of business activity refers to both principal and secondary activities.  The principal activity refers to the activity to which the establishment devoted most of its resources or to which it derived most of its income. Secondary activities are defined as those incidental or ancillary to the principal activity. The classification of the industry of the establishment is based on its principal activity and is in accordance with the Malaysia Standard Industrial Classification (MSIC),  2008 Ver. 1.0. The MSIC 2008 conforms to the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC) Rev. 4, United Nations.


Source : Manufacturing
Source Detail : Economic Census 2011, Manufacturing
Description 2

The type of business activity refers to both principal and secondary activities.  The principal activity refers to the activity to which the establishment devoted most of its resources or to which it derived most of its income. Secondary activities are defined as those incidental or ancillary to the principal activity. The classification of the industry of the establishment is based on its principal activity and is in accordance with the Malaysia Standard Industrial Classification (MSIC),  2008 Ver. 1.0. The MSIC 2008 conforms to the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC) Rev. 4, United Nations, with modifications to suit local conditions.


Source : Mining & Quarrying
Source Detail : Economic Census