Moat

Dutch translation: concurrentievoordeel

20:28 Jul 11, 2013
English to Dutch translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Economics / Economic report
English term or phrase: Moat
These expenses will undoubtedly decline over time but represent an obstacle to the bank achieving the earnings possible due to its narrow moat (along with low rates and weak loan demand).

What is the right translation of MOAT? In standard Dutch this is something like "gracht", but what is it in economic terminology? It appears in my text 25 times. Also "economic moat". I would be grateful for someone who knows the right term for this.
Arthur Kooyman
Netherlands
Local time: 15:20
Dutch translation:concurrentievoordeel
Explanation:
Deze term heeft researchhuis Morningstar van Warren Buffett overgenomen: narrow moat = licht concurrentievoordeel, wide moat = groot concurrentievoordeel. Gewoon even Googlen => talloze definities en toelichtingen te vinden, zelfs in het Nederlands
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Willemien Rijsdijk
Netherlands
Local time: 15:20
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5concurrentievoordeel
Willemien Rijsdijk
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Slotgracht
Gerard de Noord

  

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moat
concurrentievoordeel


Explanation:
Deze term heeft researchhuis Morningstar van Warren Buffett overgenomen: narrow moat = licht concurrentievoordeel, wide moat = groot concurrentievoordeel. Gewoon even Googlen => talloze definities en toelichtingen te vinden, zelfs in het Nederlands


    Reference: http://www.fondsnieuws.nl/nieuws/headlines/artikelen/16273-e...
    Reference: http://www.kempen.nl/over_kempen.aspx?id=25221
Willemien Rijsdijk
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Reference: Slotgracht

Reference information:
"Concurrentiekracht"


    Reference: http://www.investopedia.com/terms/e/economicmoat.asp
Gerard de Noord
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agree  Ron Willems: ja, 'slotgracht' tussen aanhalingstekens met de eerste keer een verduidelijking tussen haakjes
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