captive market


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captive market

n
(Economics) a group of consumers who are obliged through lack of choice to buy a particular product, thus giving the supplier a monopoly
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captive market

nMonopol-Absatzmarkt m
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The transactionindicates Rosneft's thrust on enhancing refining capacity outside Russia to ensure a captive market for its expanding portfolio of producing assets at home and abroad as well as providing a hedge against fresh Western bans affecting its crude sales.
The situation was worsened by the fact that, with parts of the former Soviet Union no longer ruled from Moscow, what used to be a captive market for petrochemicals was fragmented into a dozen new countries where Russia is one among competitors.
The brackets of end-users under captive market are those not qualified yet to participate under retail competition and open access (RCOA), primarily the residential customers.
During the quota regime, the exporters having a quota had been assured a captive market.
The Islamic Republic says it will build a pipeline to speed the export of oil products to Afghanistan, its captive market.
There is significant demand for it from a captive market.
They have a captive market but there is no excuse or justification for hiking up the cost of the ticket by one third of the actual ticket price.
The involvement of Indorama Group will provide a captive market for PTA production of Polyprima as Indorama needs additional supply of 2.
Furthermore, our group, which enjoys a high liquidity level, will also benefit from the high quality financing opportunities that large creditworthy Turkish corporations provide, allowing us to build a captive market share.
The captive market in the concession area of AES Eletropaulo increased by 2.
The ratings reflect strong and proven support from the shareholders, strong market position in its captive market and strong profitability.
The relatively better performance is also due to the larger representation of German transactions in the captive market, where performance has been more robust.