coûts de carence annuels

11:16 Dec 23, 2010
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - IT (Information Technology) / applied to accounting
French term or phrase: coûts de carence annuels
This comes from a Business plan (excel file with cost estimates), in the IT testing field.
The heading of table is "Situation de carence"
Then below line "Coût (Vision flux de trésorerie)"
Below :
Coûts Business
Coûts MOA
Coûts MOE
Coûts Licences
Coûts SaaS
Coût matériel
TOTAL Coûts de carence annuels

Any explanation on what "carence" means here and how it could be translated ? Thanks a lot
Local time: 19:14

Summary of answers provided
4Grace period
La Classe
2annual cost of interest / cost of capital
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Grace period

Here carence is translated as grace period.

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annual cost of interest / cost of capital

This is a guess, based on a comment in WordReference: "C'est un terme technique des prêts. Période pendent lequel on paye uniquement les intérêts de la dette." Admittedly a long shot.

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