excess capacity

excess capacity
/ˌekses kə'pæsɪti/ noun
spare capacity which is not being used

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  • Excess Capacity — A situation in which actual production is less than what is achievable or optimal for a firm. This often means that the demand in the market for the product is below what the firm could potentially supply to the market. The amount of excess… …   Investment dictionary

  • excess capacity — The part of the output of a plant or process that is not currently being utilized but which, if it could be, would reduce the average cost of production. The excess capacity is thus the amount by which the present output must be increased to… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • excess capacity — /ˌekses kə pæsɪti/ noun spare capacity which is not being used …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • Capacity utilization — is a concept in economics and managerial accounting which refers to the extent to which an enterprise or a nation actually uses its installed productive capacity. Thus, it refers to the relationship between actual output that is produced with the …   Wikipedia

  • Избыточная мощность (EXCESS CAPACITY)  — Производственная мощность, на протяжении длительного времени являющаяся избыточной по сравнению с достаточной для удовлетворения потребностей. Это понятие необходимо отличать от Неиспользуемой мощности (Idle Capacity), которая связана с… …   Словарь терминов по управленческому учету

  • capacity — A lending and credit analysis term that describes a borrower s or applicant s ability to meet debt service obligations. See debt service coverage. American Banker Glossary credit grantor s measurement of a person s ability to repay loans.… …   Financial and business terms

  • capacity — noun 1 amount held/produced ADJECTIVE ▪ high, large ▪ a high capacity electric pump ▪ large capacity disk drives ▪ limited, small …   Collocations dictionary

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