The situation in which an industry or factory cannot sell as much as it can produce.
More example sentences
- Now, if they're in an industry suffering from overcapacity and bloated asset prices, they should worry if vultures aren't in sight.
- It faces dramatic industry overcapacity and near-flat worldwide demand.
- European mass-market car makers are struggling in the face of intense price competition brought on partly by overcapacity in the industry.
Definition of overcapacity in:
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