DOCUMENTARY CREDIT is an arrangement by banks for settling international business transactions. A letter of credit is a form of documentary credit.
CURRENCY SWAP is an exchange of two currencies according to an agreement to re-exchange the currencies at the same rate at a specified future date. During the term of the agreement, exchanges of interest payments denominated in the respective currencies also may occur.
FIXED CAPITAL includes the value of the purchases and own-account construction of fixed assets by enterprises, households, private non-profit institutions, and general government for civil defense. Its components include construction and durable equipment.
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