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National Accounts » GDP by Expenditure, at constant 2005 prices - National currency - Changes in inventories

(volume, at constant 2005 prices - National currency)

Iran is being the top country by changes in inventories in the world. As of 2015, changes in inventories in Iran was 231,439,213 million volume, at constant 2005 prices - national currency that accounts for 61.88 % of the world's changes in inventories. The top 5 countries (others are Viet Nam, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, and Colombia) account for 96.41 % of it. The world's total changes in inventories was estimated at 374,013,664 million volume, at constant 2005 prices - national currency in 2015.

Changes in inventories (including work-in-progress) consist of changes in: (a) stocks of outputs that are still held by the units that produced them prior to their being further processed, sold, delivered to other units or used in other ways; and (b) stocks of products acquired from other units that are intended to be used for intermediate consumption or for resale without further processing; they are measured by the value of the entries into inventories less the value of withdrawals and the value of any recurrent losses of goods held in inventories.