In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Intel reported revenue of $8.74 billion for the quarter - a 22 percent year-on-year rise.
- Those figures represent both year-on-year and sequential gains.
- Economists expect Hong Kong to witness positive growth in consumer prices on a year-on-year basis in the third quarter.
- With the year-on-year increases in council tax, was it really 14 per cent again this year?
- If you are not able to disclose such statistics, can you give us the audience figures, year-on-year?
- Growth had been expected to come down during the year, because of tougher year-on-year comparisons.
- From its beginnings in 1996, the council has had to make year-on-year enforced financial savings.
- That is an 11 per cent increase on the previous quarter and a year-on-year increase of 43 per cent.
- However, he admits that the year-on-year comparisons ‘will not look good’ for Dixons.
- Adding to its weak image is a 10 per cent year-on-year drop in January and February operating profits.
- That said, it's worth bearing in mind that annual profits of fund managers can be very sensitive to year-on-year performance of the stock market.
- On the other hand, year-on-year increases were recorded for fuel and light, miscellaneous goods and transport.
- But the two big cash cows were comparatively steady, and Office-related profits actually fell year-on-year.
- Last week, year-on-year figures showed slight rises in street crime and burglaries.
- Both the revenue and profit increased six per cent year-on-year.
- Demand for ad space on the station's two channels has grown steadily year-on-year.
- It also points out that year-on-year comparisons are misleading, as far less money was spent on marketing in the more recent circulation period.
- Turnover is increasing year-on-year and the next figures are expected to top £5 million for the first time.
- One in 10 accidents was the result of a collision, a year-on-year increase of 5%.
- The 25 per cent year-on-year jump in revenues was also in line with expectations.
- Labour will increase the minimum wage by 9 per cent year-on-year.
- They had a guarantee of year-on-year tax cuts, but abandoned it earlier this year.
- Anyone running a listed company knows that they have to deliver results year-on-year.
- The first quarter national accounts show year-on-year growth of 11.7 per cent.
- But exam results dipped markedly in 2002 interrupting a period of year-on-year improvements.
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