abates por venda e obsolescência

English translation: write-offs due to sales or obsolescence

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Portuguese term or phrase:abates por venda e obsolescência
English translation:write-offs due to sales or obsolescence
Entered by: Denise Miranda

08:43 Jun 6, 2007
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Finance (general) / accounting
Portuguese term or phrase: abates por venda e obsolescência
"...abates por venda e obsolescência de imobilizado corpóreo ocorridos durante o ano."

I know that 'abates' are 'write-downs' or 'write offs' and that this is about writing down the value of tangible fixed assets, but I'm not so sure about the 'por venda e obsolescência' part.

All help appreciated.
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Local time: 04:48
write-offs due to sales or obsolescence
Explanation:
I believe this is the accounting term used in this case.

Inventory write-offs due to obsolescence, damage and shrinkage are risks of holding inventory. and are usually expressed as a certain percentage of ...
www.ingentaconnect.com/content/tandf/cjol/2006/00000009/000...

executives can minimize investment in raw materials, finished goods and service parts freeing up capital while reducing write offs due to obsolescence. ...
www-935.ibm.com/services/us/index.wss/offering/gbs/a1009616 - 27k -

There have been no goodwill acquisitions, impairment losses or write-offs due to sales in the past three years. ºsec.edgar-online.com/2003/03/26/0001047469-03-010305/Section31.asp - 34k -
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Denise Miranda
Local time: 23:48
Grading comment
That's it, Denise! I sometimes forget the use of por = due to. Good citations too.
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write-offs due to sales or obsolescence


Explanation:
I believe this is the accounting term used in this case.

Inventory write-offs due to obsolescence, damage and shrinkage are risks of holding inventory. and are usually expressed as a certain percentage of ...
www.ingentaconnect.com/content/tandf/cjol/2006/00000009/000...

executives can minimize investment in raw materials, finished goods and service parts freeing up capital while reducing write offs due to obsolescence. ...
www-935.ibm.com/services/us/index.wss/offering/gbs/a1009616 - 27k -

There have been no goodwill acquisitions, impairment losses or write-offs due to sales in the past three years. ºsec.edgar-online.com/2003/03/26/0001047469-03-010305/Section31.asp - 34k -

Denise Miranda
Local time: 23:48
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That's it, Denise! I sometimes forget the use of por = due to. Good citations too.
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