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#Contraction

# contraction - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

US economy suffers sharpest contraction in five years

Severe weather, weak consumer spending growth and higher imports all played a role, according to US Commerce Dept.

# contraction - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Irish economy starting to wilt again

Manufacturing indexes across Europe paint a stark picture this morning.

# contraction - Monday 21 May, 2012

Only 15 per cent of firms are in growth mode - survey

An all-island survey found that 46 per cent half of Irish businesses are currently experiencing contraction, fighting for survival, or are in the process of winding up.

# contraction - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Half of all businesses in Ireland are contracting or struggling to survive

New research by a body which supports small and medium enterprises finds that the rising cost of overheads such as energy is a key concern for many businesses in Ireland.