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13:48 Nov 30, 2008
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Accounting
French term or phrase: Situation passive
Heading from a report on financial situation of a company in receivership.
Kpy
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Summary of answers provided
5liability
La Classe
4statement/balance of equity and liabilities
Adam Lankamer
3debt position
juliebarba


  

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statement/balance of equity and liabilities


Explanation:
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Adam Lankamer
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31 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
liability


Explanation:
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http://iate.europa.eu/iatediff/SearchByQuery.do

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20 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
debt position


Explanation:
Passif (comptabilité)
Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.
Aller à : Navigation, RechercherLe passif est ce que l'entreprise doit (une ressource à employer pour l'entreprise).
Le passif est un élément du patrimoine ayant une valeur économique négative pour l’entreprise, c'est-à-dire une obligation de l'entité à l'égard d'un tiers dont il est probable ou certain qu'elle provoquera une sortie de ressources au bénéfice de ce tiers, sans contrepartie au moins équivalente attendue de celui-ci (article 212.1 du PCG).
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passif_(comptabilité)

Rio chairman defends group's *debt position*
"We are confident that our *debt position* is manageable, we have $9bn of debt which is due for repayment in October 2009, we don't see any need to issue equity to meet that,
http://us.ft.com/ftgateway/superpage.ft?news_id=fto112620080...

*Debt position* means that Informa should be avoided
http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/markets/artic...

"passive" is a negative, debt position whereas for your second question active/actif is a "positive" in credit position - any financial assets.


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Note added at 20 hrs (2008-12-01 10:16:23 GMT)
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Woolworths talks 'on brink of collapse'
November 2008
EFFORTS to rescue the stores arm of Woolworths are close to collapse after the retailer's lenders refused to sign up to a deal, it was reported today.

The company reported a net *debt position* of £295 million in August

http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/businessnews/Woolworths-talks...

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