In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- We have to sell some products at uneconomic prices in order to compete, but we do compete and we continue to improve our performance.
- Even with price support such farms were uneconomic, so that French farming families were obliged to supplement their farm income with income earned outside farming.
- Phone companies may complain that the kiosks are uneconomic, but just think of all the money they get from us in other, more modern ways, via mobiles and the like.
- Diamond producer Namdeb is making progress on new projects that are aimed at finding new reserves and discovering ways of economically mining previously uneconomic reserves.
- We simply cannot imagine an environment with greater ‘entrepreneur errors’ or the funding of more uneconomic enterprises.
- This uneconomic tax policy represents a shift away from optimum fiscal principles.
- Recovery is not going to be aided by encouraging cash rich companies to dissipate their savings by investing in uneconomic projects, nor by enabling bankrupt companies to borrow more money.
- And, importantly, large numbers of uneconomic enterprises throughout the economy had disappeared.
- The proposal would not only make execution-only services uneconomic, it would also throw a spanner in the works in respect of the provision of investment services over the internet.
- This makes expansion beyond a few branches and ATMs uneconomic.
- It is considered particularly attractive in remote areas, where it is uneconomic for telcos to invest.
- State officials retained considerable economic control and allowed uneconomic factories and mines to continue operating.
- Critics had attacked Bus Eireann for using uneconomic fares when seeking to compete with private sector operators.
- The development of sophisticated means for fuel storage of hydrogen does not solve the main problem of the present uneconomic cost of producing hydrogen for the fuel cell.
- Where the provision of a service is regarded as uneconomic, subsidies will be paid.
- So he wants to increase taxes to make it uneconomic and unprofitable for airlines to offer cheap flights.
- One of the world's largest mining companies, Rio Tinto Zinc, which discovered the Tyrone gold deposits 16 years ago, abandoned the site in the belief that its size was uneconomic.
- The expansion in the southeast coal sector in the early 1980s was marginally uneconomic, generating a basecase loss of $89 million.
- New insurers are, in effect, partitioned off from the higher value plans by virtue of the uneconomic pricing this would entail.
- The IFA leader said cattle prices of 82p/lb are not viable and producers who bought stores last autumn or early spring are all losing serious money at this uneconomic price level.
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