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  • noun Plural form of receivable.
  • noun All the debts etc. owed to a company by its debtors or customers.

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  • noun money that you currently expect to receive from notes or accounts


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  • Some of the information provided by accountants may be valuation in nature, such as information on the current value of short-term receivables or the current value of loans outstanding, but this should be considered extracurricular accounting activity.

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  • But the 25% does not take into account the property already sold and short-term receivables from the sale.

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  • By the way, operating working capital is defined as receivables, trade payables and inventory.

  • Long-term receivables amounted to MEUR 19.4 (MEUR 26.1), of which MEUR 18.5 (MEUR 25.4) were loan receivables from Maneq funds.

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  • Decrease (increase) in deposits and long-term receivables 218 (513) 252 (72)

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  • Increase (Decrease) in long term receivables - 141 - (139) - 41

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  • The carrying value of our short-term receivables and payables approximates their fair value because the instruments are near maturity.

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