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Release: Business Investment, GDP Continuous Improvements: The Measurement of Artistic Originals in the UK National Accounts

Released: 21 June 2013

Categories: Economy, National Accounts, National Income, Expenditure and Output

Frequency of release: Quarterly

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK

Survey name(s): Quarterly Survey of Capital Expenditure

In this release

The Measurement of Artistic Originals in the UK National Accounts article (407 Kb Pdf) summarises improvements to the estimation of investment in the creation of entertainment, literary and artistic original assets (‘artistic originals’). This is classified in the National Accounts as gross fixed capital formation (GFCF), a component of the expenditure measure of gross domestic product (GDP). GFCF is published in the UK Quarterly and Annual National Accounts, and lower level series are published in the Business Investment Statistical Bulletin.

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