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domestic material consumption
Definition

total amount of materials directly used in the economy minus the materials that are exported

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Scope note

Improved definition (EN only): Measures the total amount of materials directly used by an economy and is defined as the annual quantity of raw materials extracted from the domestic territory, plus all physical imports minus all physical exports

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/15120