Definitions for overcapacityˌoʊ vər kəˈpæs ɪ ti

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  1. overcapacity(Noun)

    A capacity for the production of a commodity or product that is in excess of what is needed

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jiang Feitao:

    The government should not use this as a main solution to ease domestic overcapacity as any blind push would bring consequences.

  2. Shell Refining:

    The Board has concluded that refining margins are expected to remain depressed due to overcapacity in the global refining industry.

  3. Mervyn Teo:

    Management tussles accelerated its operational and financial deterioration, on top of being in an industry plagued by overcapacity.

  4. Tian Weidong:

    This will surely benefit the leading companies in the industry as their market shares are bound to rise, my estimate is in two years the overcapacity will be gone.

  5. Jeremy Platt:

    (Cheaper ore) obviously encourages Chinese steelmakers to still produce because their costs are lower, and because of the overcapacity there's a strong incentive to still export.


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