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Further to the growth in GFCF, rental price weights also influence capital services. Figure 7.7 shows assets with relatively large rental price weights are motor vehicles, non-dwelling construction and industrial machinery and equipment. The reason non-dwelling construction has such a large weight is due to the realised rate of return being higher than expected.
Figure 7.8 shows motor vehicles and non-dwelling construction productive capital stock increased strongly over the second half of the 1980s with no growth since then. Growth in electrical and electronic equipment and industrial machinery and equipment stock accelerated from 1997-98 onwards.