capital budget

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capital budget

The monies that an enterprise allocates for the purchase of fixed and durable goods. In a hospital, the capital budget is used to purchase beds, buildings, equipment, and other items that are not part of its operating costs.
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95% of the retailers surveyed said they are cutting capital expenditure budgets for 2009 by at least 10-25%.
Food: Capital expenditure budgets (CapEx) for 22 public food companies surveyed by Food Processing are expected to increase 7.1% to $11.067 billion in 2008.
In line with the rest of the country, finance professionals in Wales expect to cut the growth of their capital expenditure budgets.
But he said the international business has embarked on a two-year efficiency drive at a one-off cost of pounds 120m, plus pounds 60m from existing capital expenditure budgets, to trim 1,300 jobs.
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