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capital expenditure

n. payment by a business for basic assets such as property, fixtures, or machinery, but not for day-to-day operations such as payroll, inventory, maintenance and advertising. Capital expenditures supposedly increase the value of company assets and are usually intended to improve productivity.

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Nan Ya has also completed the trial production with 50-nanometer technology and is scheduled to convert its capacity, reaching 30,000 pieces monthly now, to the new technology next March, which will entail capital outlay of NT$19 billion next year.
Nonmanufacturers are likely to push up combined capital outlays by 1.
The rise in end-October expenditures on infrastructure was mainly on the back of the implementation of road infrastructure program of the DPWH, modernization and capability enhancement program of the Department of National Defense-Armed Forces of the Philippines and DILG-PNP, as well as other capital outlay projects of the Department of Education and state universities and colleges (repair and rehabilitation of school facilities), and the Department of Health (acquisition of health facilities and medical equipment), the DBM said.
The member noted that the Finance Ministry quarterly survey on companies attested that the profitability of companies have kept on rising in the April-June quarter and that electronics makers have revised upward forecasts on capital outlays for fiscal 2000.
This was driven mainly by expenses on the infrastructure projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways, and capital outlay projects of the Department of Education and the Department of Health.
The amount includes payments for completed infrastructure projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (road improvement works, repair and rehabilitation, including flood control projects, construction/improvement of pumping stations, dike and drainage systems), capital outlay projects of the Department of Education (repair and rehabilitation of school facilities) and the Department of Health (land outlays for health facilities and purchase of hospital equipment),' the DBM said in a report.
In the manufacturing sector, automakers and steelmakers have remained bullish in their capital spending projections for the fiscal year that began April 1, while electronics makers, paper/pulp makers and oil refiners plan to slash capital outlays, it noted.
6 billion on infrastructure as well as other capital outlays, up 11.
DBM data showed that during the second quarter, expenditures on infrastructure and other capital outlays climbed 5.
For 2017, capital outlays as a share of GDP had been programmed at 5.
6 million shortfall in 2004 due largely to the 27th payroll expense and one-time capital outlays.
In a report, the DBM said disbursements on infrastructure and other capital outlays last May rose 31.

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