Acquisitions less disposals of valuables (P53) are acquisitions less disposals of non-financial goods that are not used primarily for production or consumption, do not deteriorate (physically) over time under normal conditions and are acquired and held primarily as stores of value.
Valuables include the following types of goods:
(a) precious stones and metals, such as diamonds, non-monetary gold, platinum, silver, etc.;
(b) antiques and other art objects, such as paintings, sculptures, etc.;
(c) other valuables, such as jewellery fashioned out of precious stones and metals and collectors’ items.