Concepts




Materials and supplies


Materials and supplies are deemed to include goods used as inputs in a production process (raw materials, semi-finished products, additives, parts, and small tools and devices). Materials and supplies include also ancillary materials (lubricants, water etc.). Materials and supplies exclude office supplies and packaging.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

Raw materials, semi-finished products, parts and other commodities intended for use in own production. This group also comprises packaging materials and materials and auxiliary substances, such as grinding stones, drill bits and explosives that are used in own production but not transferred as such into final products. In addition, fuels and lubricants used in own production or consumption also come under this group.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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