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00:18 Nov 22, 2008
Japanese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Finance (general) / Company Financial Results
Japanese term or phrase: BP
'BP' appears in a section of an interim results presentation. Here are some exapmples


I have no idea what 'BP' is, whether it's English or a 和製英語 term. Can anyone help out?
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English translation:Business plan
Actual results vs Business plan
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3 +6Business plan
4BP ratewigna
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best practiceV N Ganesh



28 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
BP rate

The BP rate is defined as follows:

BP rate = 100- (net loss ratio + operation rate)

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Business plan

Actual results vs Business plan

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Native speaker of: Native in GujaratiGujarati, Native in EnglishEnglish
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agree  bigcat
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agree  Leochan: はい、うちでもBPって略したりすることありますね。事業計画の数値と対比するということですね。
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agree  Duncan Adam
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agree  Aogara
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agree  Aobadai
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agree  AniseK: In the context given.
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Reference: best practice

Reference information:
29 Jun 2006 ... Benchmarking and best practice is a standard method for comparing aspects of one's business against those of other successful businesses.
www.buzzle.com/editorials/6-29-2006-100771.asp - 21k -

V N Ganesh
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disagree  Duncan Adam: irrelevant in this context
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