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A transfer is a transaction in which one institutional unit provides a good, service, or asset to another unit without receiving from the latter any good, service or asset in return as a direct counterpart.
Source Definition
IMF, 2014, Government finance statistics manual


Un transfert est une transaction selon laquelle une entité institutionnelle fournit un bien, un service ou un actif à une autre entité sans que celle-ci ne lui reverse aucun bien, service ou actif en contrepartie directe
Source de la définition
FMI, 2014, Government finance statistics manual


Una transferencia es una transacción mediante la cual una unidad institucional proporciona un bien, un servicio o un activo a otra unidad sin recibir de esta ningún bien, servicio o activo a cambio como contrapartida directa
Fuente(s) de la definición
IMF, 2014, Government finance statistics manual