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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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The federal government has expected the capital expenses to hover around Rs 6.5 billion from the consolidated budget of provinces and local assemblies.
The $5.5 million is broken into two categories, $4,555,045 in operating expenses and $944,955 in capital expenses.
New Street considered ZON's efforts on reduction of costs and capital expenses positive.
After deducting operating and capital expenses from the recycling revenue, about $4 million remained for this year's profit-sharing, ecoRI said.
Furthermore, the assessment evaluates the working capital and other capital expenses (e.g.: start-up expenses, prepaid royalties, site and land development), which have an impact of around USD 75 million in the capital costs.
The assistance package available under the scheme includes: a one-off grant payment for capital expenses incurred in setting up as head of holding; access to a dedicated Young Entrants' Business Enabler Service, advice on training, and access to funded mentoring services from established farmers.
The funds will be used to pay for operating and capital expenses for the company's polysilicon production plant in Pocatello, Idaho.
It may, however, downgrade it to "negative" if the group's liquidity weakens or in case of capital expenses exceeding expectations.
Budgetary expenses were 22,494,000 TL that included personnel expenditures, Social Security Institution (SGK) premium payments, goods and services, current transfers, capital expenses and capital transfers.
CEZ initially planed to allocate CZK 430 billion for capital expenses in the 2010-2015 period, but now sees capital expenses in the range of CZK 350 billion to CZK 370 billion, the daily reported, quoting an unnamed source.
- At that LUKOIL has significantly lowered the references on operating estimates (under the impact of the economy crisis and macroeconomic estimates of Russia), the company has also reduced the capital expenses forecast significantly from 112 bn USD to 89.3 bn USD (-20.3%), which provides for a more significant growth of FCF then planned before.
However, the Federal Transit Administration over the years has provided LTD with tens of millions of dollars for capital expenses such as buying regular and special RideSource buses and building bus routes.