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Supply

In economics, the amount of a good available to be sold. Generally speaking, the greater the supply of a good is, the lower its price is. Likewise, a scarce supply usually results in a high price. However, this price fluctuation also depends on the demand for the good. See also: Law of supply and demand.

supply

the amount of a PRODUCT made available for sale by FIRMS. In economic analysis, the total supply of a product is reflected in the SUPPLY CURVE. Compare DEMAND.
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When we see, as is so often the case, a formation composed of beds of different mineralogical composition, we may reasonably suspect that the process of deposition has been much interrupted, as a change in the currents of the sea and a supply of sediment of a different nature will generally have been due to geographical changes requiring much time.
They take all the hides produced in the department itself, and even draw part of their supply from Provence; and yet the Tyrolese uses more leather than they can produce, and has forty work-people in his employ!
France is in a better position to attain this end than England, for France alone possesses an amount of territory sufficiently extensive to maintain a supply of agricultural produce at prices that will enable the worker to live on low wages; the Administration should keep this end in view, for therein lies the whole modern question.
But if the trader goes empty-handed, having nothing which they require who would supply his need, he will come back empty-handed.
and global economies is the supply of some energy sources--particularly key petroleum products and natural gas--may decline from 2005 levels in 2006.
DLA has designated specific field activities to fully execute its directed EA responsibilities: bulk petroleum by the Defense Energy Support Center; medical, subsistence, clothing and textiles, and construction by the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia.
On behalf of Tax Executives Institute, I am pleased to provide comments to the European Commission on the Consultation Paper, VAT--The Place of Supply of Services, issued in May 2003.
Accordingly, where a lessee makes a cash payment to a person as an inducement for that person to enter into an assignment of the lessee's leasehold interest, such payment would be considered a supply of a service of entering into an assignment of a leasehold interest.
Ashland Chemical Inc, P O Box 2219, Columbus, OH 43216 (614)889-3514 Atlas Foundry Services Corp, Santa Ana, CA M A Bell Co, St Louis, MO Brandt Equipment & Supply Co, Fort Worth, TX Gene Conreaux & Co, Indianapolis, IN Cyprus Metec Corp, P O Box 74 Fleming Pike, Winslow, NJ 08095 (609)561-7500 Gudgeon Brothers Ltd, 420 Neptune Cresc, London, Ont, 564-111 (519)451-5320 Milchap Products, Milwaukee, WI Norton Performance Plastics, Wayne, NJ Plastic Tooling Supply Co, Exton, PA Shalco Systems Div, 18100 cross Ln, Fraser, MI 48026 (313)293-6700 Swift Adhesives, Downers Grove, IL Thiem/Div of Acme/Borden, Oak Creek, WI 3M Co, St Paul, MN United Western Supply Co, Seattle, WA Vulcan Engrg Co Inc, P O Box 307 - Helena Indus Pk, Helena, AL 35080 (205)663-0732 Witco Corp, New York, NY
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