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The industry has battled adverse market conditions caused by extreme weather patterns, volatile commodity prices and fluctuations in global sugar production.
Over the five years to 2019, savings institutions are anticipated to continue to cede deposits to commercial banks; such competition will increase pressure on savings institutions to invest in
Increasing demand and growing input costs hurt buyer power because they place upward pressure on prices.
The industry's structure is not expected to fundamentally change; however, technological innovations will facilitate connectivity between drivers and customers, potentially helping profit
The industry has also benefited from regulations that have established optometrists' role in eye care, thus insulating the industry from competition from opticians.
Revived demand will aid growth, but foreign competition will threaten profitability.
Over the five years to 2014, strong investment in research and development and an aging population have underpinned rapid growth, even during the recession; moreover, while growth is expected
Rising environmental awareness over the period has encouraged the government and large companies to promote the use of bioplastics, directly benefiting the industry.
The rising prices of raw materials and surging demand for tamper-evident labels, as a result of strengthening business activity across major downstream markets, has underpinned price growth over
Because competition is mostly price based, suppliers are motivated to lower prices to win over customers; this factor has kept prices fairly stable in the three years to 2014 despite rising input
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
- The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.