Assets

Assets (资产 zī chǎn) are resources with economic values and expected future benefits that an entity like an individual, corporation, or country possesses.

Part 1: Breakdown of Words

” (zī) as in “capital” (资本 zī běn), “investment” (投资 tóu zī), or “funds” (资金 zī jīn).

” (chǎn) as in “production” (生产 shēng chǎn), “product” (产品 chǎn pǐn), or “productivity” (生产力 shēng chǎn lì).

Part 2: Examples

  1. Asset management (资产管理 zī chǎn guǎn lǐ).
  2. Asset turnover (资产周转率 zī chǎn zhōu zhuǎn lǜ).
  3. Asset-backed securities (资产抵押证券 zī chǎn dǐ yā zhèng quàn).
  4. Asset allocation (资产配置 zī chǎn pèi zhì).
  5. Asset securitization (资产证券化 zī chǎn zhèng quàn huà).
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