Glut


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Glut

Oversupply; too many units of a product in an area or economy relative to demand. A glut almost always causes the price of the product to drop.
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But this can be reversed with minimal government policy interventions, according to analysts.Experts say after India ndash the targeted market ndash banned imports to protect their farmers, the glut was artificially created by middlemen who took advantage of vulnerability of most Kenyan farmers in post harvest handling.
Our examination of the distribution of GLUT isoforms using specific antibodies identified the expression of glucose transporters on the cuticular plate, in accordance with our live-cell imaging results showing glucose uptake at this location (data not shown).
The company said its GLUT inhibitors have a good pharmacokinetic profile and directly block glucose uptake.
The oil market's supply glut is unlikely to disappear swiftly.
"There is much talk about the product glut replacing the oil glut, and this is a worrisome indicator for crude demand," said Frank Klumpp, oil analyst at Stuttgart-based Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg.
With its status as a new natural gas trading giant, Goldman Sachs has also come out with a bold statement that the supply glut is now over.
London: New York crude reached the highest level this year on signs that the global supply glut was easing while oil prices fell on profit- taking.
How prices evolve over the coming months has everything to do with how large the current global oversupply is and the degree to which oil futures traders believe this glut is going to expand or contract.
Consequently, the domestic market has been overwhelmed by an unmanageable glut, with an accumulated surplus of 1m tonnes.
According to the board, after years of rapid development, softer than expected demand has led to a "growing glut" of unused office space and a 9.5 percent national vacancy rate--a 10-year high.
LONDON -- World oil prices sank further Thursday after rising US stockpiles reinforced fears of a prolonged global glut, while a stronger dollar added downward pressure.
Singapore - Oil prices extended losses in Asia Thursday after rising US stockpiles reinforced fears of a prolonged global glut, while the dollar strengthened after the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates.