gastos GRATUITOS

English translation: free services (in this context)

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Spanish term or phrase:gastos GRATUITOS
English translation:free services (in this context)
Entered by: Justin Peterson

17:53 Dec 22, 2015
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Finance (general) / Economy
Spanish term or phrase: gastos GRATUITOS
This is an article dealing with Cuba's (questionable) calculation of its GDP.

¿Cómo se fabrica el fraude para calcular el PIB? Pues los burócratas de la dictadura contabilizan como nuevos valores creados ciertos GASTOS sociales GRATUITOS, es decir, cuentan esos gastos no cobrados como si se hubiesen cobrados y fuesen ingresos
Justin Peterson
Spain
Local time: 19:06
free services (in this context)
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(just a possibility)

The bureaucrats… record certain free social services as new fictitious accounting entries, i.e., they count those free services as if they were paid services and actually constitute income.
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Rebecca Jowers
Spain
Local time: 19:06
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free services (in this context)


Explanation:
(just a possibility)

The bureaucrats… record certain free social services as new fictitious accounting entries, i.e., they count those free services as if they were paid services and actually constitute income.

Rebecca Jowers
Spain
Local time: 19:06
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 280

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agree  ViBe: or more specifically "costs associated with OR incurred in the process of rendering certain FREE SOCIAL SERVICES…"
18 hrs
  -> Thanks ViBe

agree  AllegroTrans: (social welfare) services provided free of charge
3 days 2 hrs
  -> Yes, thanks
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