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central bank
Description

A Central Bank is the public financial corporation which is a monetary authority: that is, which issues banknotes and sometimes coins and may hold all or part of the international reserves of the country.


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

Central Government is the body whose political authority extends over the entire territory of the country and which has the authority to impose taxes on all resident and non-resident units engaged in economic activities within the country.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
changes in inventories (including work-in-progress)
Description

Changes in inventories are measured by the value of the entries into inventories less the value of withdrawals and the value of any recurrent losses of goods held in inventories during the accounting period.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
chemical oxygen demand (cod)
Description

Index of water  pollution measuring the mass concentration of oxygen consumed by the chemical breakdown  of organic and inorganic matter.


Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
cholera
Description

Intestinal disease generally caused by faecal contamination of water and food.


Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
co-operative
Description

This refers to a voluntary association with an unrestricted number of members and registered under the Co-operatives Act 1993. Funds are collectively owned to meet the needs of the members.


Source : Services
Source Detail : Economi Census _ Information And Communications Services
coincident index (CI)
Description

The Coincident Index is a comprehensive measure of the overall current economic performance.


Source : Economic Indicators
Source Detail : Malaysian Economic Indicator, Leading, Coincident & Lagging Indexs
collective consumption service
Description

A Collective Consumption Service is a service provided by general government simultaneously to all members of the community or to all members of a particular section of the community, such as all households living in a particular region.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
compensation of employees
Description 1

Compensation of employees is the total remuneration, in cash or in kind, payable by an enterprise to an employee in return for work done by the latter during the accounting period.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
Description 2

This consists of total salaries & wages, payments in kind made by the establishments to all employees, employers' contribution to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and social security schemes or other provident funds.


Source : Agriculture
Source Detail : Rubber Statistics Handbook Malaysia, 2001
composting
Description
Process of reducing vegetable and animal refuse, either by natural biological decomposition of organic material in the presence of air or by controlled mechanical methods, for the purpose of increasing and maintaining soil fertility.
Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics