carrying charge

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carrying charge

n.
The interest charged on the balance owed when paying in installments.
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carrying charge

n
(Accounting & Book-keeping) the opportunity cost of unproductive assets, such as goods stored in a warehouse
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car′rying charge`


n.
a charge made for maintaining an account, as an installment payment.
[1890–95, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carrying charge - charge made for carrying an account or for merchandise sold on an installment plan
charge - the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
2.carrying charge - the opportunity cost of unproductive assets; the expense incurred by ownership
opportunity cost - cost in terms of foregoing alternatives
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Translations

carrying charge

[ˈkærɪɪŋˌtʃɑːdʒ] N (Comm) → costo m de géneros no en venta (almacenados)
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YOUR correspondent (Whingers, Letters , January 29) should be aware that change and innovation almost always carry costs as well as benefits .The trick is to minimise the costs and maximise the benefits ,ensuring at the same time that the benefits exceed the costs -and maybe that those adverselyaffected are compensated in some way.