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In auto sales, a slang term for false equity. For example, water occurs when a car owner claims $3,000 in equity on a vehicle when she only has $1,500 in equity.
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The Ministry has said it expects an increase of the mineral water revenues up to BGN 3.06 M in 2010, as cited by the Pari Daily.
Al Ain: Al Ain Mineral Water CompanyAaon ThursdayAalaunched its new factory for manufacturing Capri-Sun - one of the largest selling children's juice.
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It's pertinent to mention here that around 200 registered and unregistered mineral water brands are working in Islamabad and Pindi, mostly inside dingy houses and their basements.
"Sirab mineral water is in great demand in the local market and abroad, not only because of its taste, but also because of its healing properties, effective against various diseases."
The court had ordered mineral water companies to pay Rs 1 on extraction of water per liter.
The product in question is Toyama Natural Mineral Water, which is produced in Kurobe City in Japan's Toyama Prefecture.
Chief Justice remarked that the court has not soft corner for the mineral water companies operating in the country as they are cheating with the nation and they have to improve their functioning.
In case it finds that any company is selling 'substandard' mineral water, the company in question will be given three months to improve its product before punitive action is taken against it.
The top court further ruled that it will also determine the amount to be recovered from mineral water companies for extraction of water previously.
ISLAMABAD: The chief justice on Tuesday reprimanded mineral water companies for "extracting billions of rupees' worth of groundwater" and not paying enough taxes on it.
She adds: "We have a brand share of about 12% in Wales and that probably puts us into first place just ahead of French natural mineral water company Evian.