carrying charge

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carrying charge

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

carrying charge

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

car′rying charge`


n.
a charge made for maintaining an account, as an installment payment.
[1890–95, Amer.]
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
Translations

carrying charge

[ˈkærɪɪŋˌtʃɑːdʒ] N (Comm) → costo m de géneros no en venta (almacenados)
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