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recoup

To sell an asset at a price sufficient to recover the original outlay or to offset a previous loss.
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On the forfeiture suit to recoup RM407,000 from Yayasan Penyelidikan Transformasi (FORT), Farah Yasmin said the foundation was not represented at the proceedings today.
In each category, we list the cost of the renovation, the amount the improved feature will add to the resale price and the percentage of the cost recouped. We used national figures, but if you go to the magazine's website, remodeling.hw.net, you can get the breakdown by region and city.
Petrochina is also under pressure to recoup continuing losses from its gas import business due to high input costs versus governmentcapped domestic prices, sources with knowledge of the matter said.
"Flybe also sent papers showing our signatures on a contract with Recoup Finance.
However, the second question we need to ask is how long it takes to recoup the investment.
The call comes following the publication of RECOUP's annual 'Household Collections Survey', which showed less than a one percent increase year-on-year for plastic bottles and points to new collection schemes slowing down.
The RECOUP Act makes a simple and needed change that would result in big savings.
THE UK Government has up to another nine years to recoup its costs on the Severn Bridge crossings after they return to public ownership, according to information obtained by Plaid Cymru.
They apparently plan to recoup the extra cost of purchase by passing it along to the next owner--except they do not, asserts Carmen Flores, an environmental economist at Binghamton (N.Y.) University.
The Fool responds: Selling part of your holding to recoup the entire purchase price is certainly a strategy worth considering.
The 2013 survey, undertaken by Recoup Recycling, estimates that 316,054 tonnes of plastic bottles were collected for recycling in 2012, and of those, 96,396 tonnes were HDPE milk bottles.
Having delved back into the original proposals by Clr Andrew Cooper's Green Party which implies that the first 1,000 panels will be installed at a cost of PS4.6m pounds (which works out at PS4,600 each) I can also tell him that he will certainly not recoup the council's money in 12 years either.