underinvestment

underinvestment

(ˌʌndərɪnˈvɛstmənt)
n
(Banking & Finance) insufficient investment or laying out of money with the expectation of profit
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underinvestment

[ˌʌndərɪnˈvestmənt] Ninfrainversión f
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Aberdeen's buses are currently as bad as they ever have been and are suffering from years of severe underinvestment and prioritising profits over passengers.
Marcos, a former Ilocos Norte governor, said one of her bills would remedy the ''underinvestment'' of local roads by past administrations.
"Drogheda has lost out enough over the years and has massive underinvestment, which makes it even more imperative we retain the jobs we have."
The analyst expects the company's growth plan to miss expectations due to a tough retail environment and underinvestment in its Lee and Wrangler brands.
Cycling UK CEO Paul Tuohy said: "Cyclists are running the gauntlet when riding on British roads following a decade of underinvestment leading to the poor state they're currently in.
"Instead of paying out PS1.8billion each year to shareholders, water companies should be digging into their deep pockets to remedy years of underinvestment in our leaky Victorian water infrastructure."
India's state railways, largely built during colonial rule, have an appalling safety record after decades of underinvestment in rail safety infrastructure, with the priority on keeping fares low for the 23 million passengers who use the network daily.
Yet, the OECD noted the productivity growth of the country's agricultural sector was much slower compared to most regions and the world's average due to 'decades of underinvestment.'
OPEC produced 31.90 million bpd in May With several members unable to raise their production due to underinvestment or economic difficulties, Kaabi said he expected OPEC's 15 members to add 600,000-800,000 bpd in real terms to the market.
Despite its bad shape and the decades of underinvestment and mismanagement that have turned it into what it is today, the Pakistan Railways can still turn itself around.
For example, higher financial reporting quality would allow firms with capital needs to attract additional capital by displaying projects that have a positive NPV to investors and mitigate adverse selection issues in securities issuance (this will mitigate underinvestment).