Annual Survey of the Aquaculture Industry (AQUA)

Change in inventory of goods of establishment, value

Change in inventory of goods refers to the difference between the opening and closing inventories for goods in process, finished products and goods purchased for resale (in the same condition as purchased).

Establishment refers to the level in the statistical hierarchy below the company in the Business Register statistical hierarchy, and at which the accounting data required to measure production are available (principal inputs, revenues, salaries and wages). The establishment is defined as the most homogeneous unit of production for which the business maintains accounting records. From these records, it is possible to assemble all the data elements required to compile the gross value of production (total sales or shipments, and inventories), the cost of materials and services, and labour and capital used in production.

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • Canadian dollar at current prices
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