overproduction : Definition, Usages, News and More

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oh ver pruh duhk shuhn

  • n  too much production or more than expected

  • Another unintended consequence: we don't make West African cotton farmers poor, but our subsidies encourage overproduction that slightly reduces world cotton prices, making .
  • In the liquor business, overproduction really means not just overproduction but more overproduction than seems advisable.
  • Spurred by demand for lamp fuel as whale blubber grew scarce, derricks popped up all over Pennsylvania's oil region in the 1860s--although subsequent overproduction drove prices so .
News & Articles

  • Bush criticizes Farm Bill
    Higher crop subsidies were the main target of President Bush’s criticism of the Senate Farm Bill on Wednesday. He contends that higher crop subsidies could stimulate overproduction of grain and cotton, thus lowering prices.
    June 17, 2013 - Dairy Herd

  • Rafael Ramirez in AFP
    We believe there is a level of overproduction of between one million and one million and a half (barrels per day),said Venezuelan Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez as he arrived Tuesday.
  • Celso Amorim in Forbes
    The main problem with the food crisis is overproduction in developing countries,said Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso Amorim, adding that BRIC finance ministers would meet later in the year in Brazil to tighten links.
  • Joe Girardi in MLB.com
    To the extent that current subsidies for the oil and gas industry encourage the overproduction of oil and natural gas, they divert resources from other, potentially more efficient investments, and they are inconsistent with the Obama... Alan Krueger http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_B._Krueger&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFBYCTd5uS0cyB8f9FkiG4HWwfpkw CNNMoney.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/djf500/200909101631DOWJONESDJONLINE000708_FORTUNE5.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGEcuhxvSQEBQHjSWo4Tz1IxAoueQ Sep 10, 2009 71182 95212 overprotective I'm not concerned," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "As I said on Wednesday, it was so minor and he didn't feel anything the day before. We're just being overcautious and overprotective."

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