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Gross domestic product (GDP)
Description An aggregate measure of production equal to the sum of the gross values added of all resident institutional units engaged in production (plus any taxes, and minus any subsidies, on products not included in the value of their outputs). The sum of the final uses of goods and services (all uses except intermediate consumption) measured in purchasers' prices, less the value of imports of goods and services, or the sum of primary incomes distributed by resident producer units (42, paras. 1.128 and 2.173-2.174).
Source United Nations, Commission of the European Communities, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and World Bank (United Nations and others, 1994). System of National Accounts 1993 (SNA 1993) (United Nations publication Sales No. E.94.XVII.4).
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