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consumer durable

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(Economics) a manufactured product that has a relatively long useful life, such as a car or a television
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Not only has the incidence rate remained under five per 100 workers, it is substantially under the levels for manufacturers as a whole and all durable good manufacturers.
According to Derek Engelbrecht, Retail and Consumer Products Sector leader at Ernst & Young in South Africa, the survey results indicate that the growth in durable goods and particularly semi-durable goods remained lively, but non-durable goods sales volumes disappointed.
While the Durable Goods Collection is a small beginning, we are excited to offer quality "Made in the U.
Summary: WASHINGTON - US wholesale inventories rose more than expected in April, as durable goods stocks grew the most in nearly a year, a US Commerce Department report showed on Friday.
One reason why durable consumption leads GDP may be the size of durable goods.
Washington, Jumada I 7, 1436, Feb 26, 2015, SPA -- Orders to US factories for durable goods rebounded in January, with a key category that indicates business investment plans showing an increase, the government reported Thursday.
The central bank report stated, "Purchases of new motorcars featured prominently in third quarter expenditure on durable goods, but expenditure on other categories of durable goods also increased quite noticeably.
Excluding defense-related goods, durable goods orders were up 0.
During the same period in 2000, durable goods imports stood at US$48.
The capitalization of those higher expected returns boosted equity prices, contributing to a substantial pickup in household spending on new homes, durable goods, and other types of consumption generally, beyond even that implied by the enhanced rise in real incomes.
Looking at the composition of retail sales shows that durable goods purchases account for much of the weakness in consumer demand.

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