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Hidden flows of imports

Hidden flows of imports are comprised of the direct inputs and hidden flows which are used abroad to produce imported goods, but which do not show in the weight of imported raw materials or products. Hidden flows of imports are usually calculated with coefficients specific for each raw material or product group.

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Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus