The 9 percent VAT rate was a pump-priming
exercise," Noonan told parliament last week.
7 trillion yen extra budget to fund pump-priming
measures in the wake of the global financial crisis triggered by the collapse of U.
6, the fifth straight monthly decline, reflecting the fading pump-priming
effects of the government's emergency programs.
Despite public-private partnerships, some pump-priming
and many site visits major investment has been slow to materialise.
The call came as the Con/Lib-Dem coalition rethinks the "industrial activism" pioneered by Labour in its dying years, which delivered pump-priming
loans and grants to firms seen as vital for future growth.
These themes include a critique of limited Keynesian pump-priming
policy responses and calls for states to impose stricter financial regulations.
Japan s state coffers are ridden with debt but the government has recently stepped up issuing bonds to finance a series of pump-priming
measures amid the worst recession since World War II.
The Bangkok newspaper (The Nation) drew on a recent report from a US private bank on the state of the UK economy to confirm that the British government still believes, after all its previous bailouts and boosts, in yet further (German Chancellor Mrs Angela Merkel might say preposterously prodigious) pump-priming
Chinese investment surged by more than expected in May on the back of government pump-priming
and a recovery in the property sector, helping to offset persistent weakness in demand for its exports.
The aim is to provide pump-priming
money rather than cash for capital investment which will allow ideas to be tested and developed.
A large proportion of pounds 4 billion pump-priming
money from the Government is being earmarked for improving bus tram and local rail services, a move that is expected to convince thousands of motorists to leave their cars at home and use public transport instead.
It is pump-priming
a nationwide telecommunications initiative in this remote central Asian country, where telephones and Internet services are rarely available outside the capital Ulan Bator and sub-provincial district centres called 'soum'.