OGUK's Alix Thom said the current levels were more in keeping with long-term trends
Over the past two years, we have made meaningful changes to our organization that have allowed us to pursue and execute on several new growth initiatives in parallel." The company does not believe the softer near-term outlook reduces its ability to benefit from the long-term trends
driving high-volume advanced packaging adoption, the long-term trends
driving semiconductor unit and LED growth or its ability to gain market share within its after-market products and services segment.
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The information will feed into the latest census of Britain and Ireland's breeding seabirds - a programme that started 45 years ago to identify long-term trends
in seabird populations.
Web searches could help track long-term trends
in pollen counts in areas without monitoring stations.
HSBC senior agriculture bank manager Bryn Edmunds gave a bank's perspective on the recent and long-term trends
in interest rates, exchange rates and loan facilities for on-farm investments.
In Japan, Russia and the US the CLIs point to slowdowns in growth towards long-term trends
The long-term trends
that characterise climate change can be interpreted only by analysing many years of observations.
The bank said that market valuation is only moderately above long-term trends
and argued that trends do not indicate that the housing market is set to collapse.
One assessment measures long-term trends
in achievement among 9-, 13-, and 17-year-old students by using the same basic design each time.
Given the long-term trends
of the energy market, it could be set for a period of growth.