Consumer Goods

A final goods or consumer goods is a commodity that is used by the consumer to satisfy current wants or needs, rather than to produce another goods. A microwave oven or a bicycle is a final goods, whereas the parts purchased to manufacture it are intermediate goods. When used in measures of national income and output, the term "final goods" includes only new goods. For example, gross domestic product (GDP) excludes items counted in an earlier year to prevent double counting based on resale of items. In that context, the economic definition of goods also includes what are commonly known …

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24 May 2022 English

British Society, 1939-1951 contains records from collections such as: Records of central government departments and ministries; Records of Local Organizations and Wartime Bodies; Collections of government propaganda. Users can browse, …

Education Labour Supply; Labour Relations Retail; Consumer Goods Unofficial Evacuations Gender and work Enforcement;


1 January 2017 English

Soon after the Allies defeated Germany in World War II, the country became the central battleground of the Cold War between the communist East and democratic, capitalist West. To prevent …

the G.D.R. found it hard to get good quality consumer goods – with the lucky ones waiting often 10-13 years a much higher standard of living, choice of consumer goods, better housing, a healthier environment, and


LSE · 1 January 2017 English

As well as heralding a series of momentous changes within Soviet domestic politics and society, the death of Stalin on March 5, 1953 also brought forward important shifts of tone …

economy with increases in the production of consumer goods. Political leaders in the West, however, remained


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

industry is being encouraged, particularly in the consumer goods and electrical engineering industry. A year Bratislava (Foreign Trade Organisations) and Brno (Consumer Goods Fair) from 20 - 22 April and I hope to set


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of correspondence and reports concerning a country assessment paper for East Germany. The documents include drafts of the final report on the demography and geography of East Germany; …

Plant and vehicles 55, 55.8 Industrial Consumer goods .15 14.9 (b) Main Export Markets 1979 %


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

have arisen in the past week or so? Soviet- Consumer Goods 2„ PAP's diligent correspondent in Moscow supplying Poland with sizeable quantities of consumer goods, often in excess of the agreed quotas and


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file containing analysis of a report on the Soviet balance of payments in convertible foreign currency.

proportion of ot!^:" imports consists of non-food consumer goods. 4. One can, of course, tinker endlessly with


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

Czechoslovakia; trends in Czechoslovakia's foreign policy; housing in Czechoslovakia; shortages of consumer goods in Czechoslovakia; the centralisation of Czechoslovak industry; and employment trends in Czechoslovakia



The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

Community K industries. Many (notably cars and consumer goods) have significant presentational value. In


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