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Higher plastic material costs and an increase in construction and corporate profit have pushed product prices up in the past three years; construction activity and corporate profit are forecast
New technology and falling prices have fueled rapid growth of online computer sales.
Deep sea cargo transportation services have a buyer power score of 3.7 out of 5, which indicates moderately high buyer negotiating power due to a flat price trend despite heightened trade volumes
Per capita disposable income is expected to continue slowly rising, resulting in stronger downstream demand for automotive repairs from individual consumers.
Prices have been rising in the past three years as demand has grown in line with the increasing number of businesses that use network voice services for various communication needs.
In the past three years, suppliers have faced rising input costs and strengthening demand, resulting in expanding prices for well cementing services; during the next three years, the price of
Economic growth will have a positive effect on consumers and businesses, stimulating the development of new products and associated laboratory testing services to ensure safety and quality.
Rising demand for transistors from growing investment in computers has placed upward pressure on price during the past three years; however, price growth has been reduced by rising competition
Knowing that buyers have very few other options beside wastewater treatment and disposal, suppliers gain pricing leverage, slightly offsetting the buyer power gained from the competitive market.
Oil filters have a buyer power score of 2.4 out of 5, indicating that suppliers have the upper hand in negotiations as a result of steady product demand and a high level of market share concentration.
- A handkerchief.
- Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.