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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.
Local time: 04:55

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La Classe
4statement/balance of equity and liabilities
Adam Lankamer
3debt position



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statement/balance of equity and liabilities


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debt position

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).

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,

*Debt position* means that Informa should be avoided

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

Note added at 20 hrs (2008-12-01 10:16:23 GMT)

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


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