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3053880 - IBP: How can MAPE Forecast Error measure be negative?


After running the Forecast Error operator for either Demand Planning or Inventory Optimization, you notice that the MAPE (and/or CV based on MAPE) error measure is negative.

How can that be since MAPE is the mean "absolute" percentage error?



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