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a period of decreased business activity and high unemployment

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the state of the economy declines

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the withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service

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the act of ceding back

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the act of becoming more distant

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In addition, as opposed to simply reiterating data regarding the issues and abuses which lead to economic downturn, "Wants and Needs" attempts to offer forth solutions for future generations.
Jonathan Walker, head of member relations at the North East Chamber of Commerce, said: "It is incredibly sad to see a company that has been based on Tyneside for 280 years cease operating due to the impact of the economic downturn.
Jonathan Walker, head of member relations at the North East Chamber of Commerce, said: "It is incredibly sad to see a company that has been based on Tyneside for 280 years cease operating due to the impact of the global economic downturn and our sympathies lie with the nine employees of Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd.
However, 66% of Yorkshire workers have either never done unpaid overtime or have done none since the beginning of the economic downturn - the second best figure in the country behind workers in the North East.
The current economic downturn, said Hu, is more moderate in the speed and extent than the previous one but will last longer, due to three reasons.
In comparison, the economic downturn period in 2008-09 was associated with a less significant decline in the job-finding rate.
The decline has been attributed to a slowdown in the sales order and price of the group's products especially in the first half of 2009 brought about by the global economic downturn.
The sessions, titled "Cooperatives in Troubled Times," included a Webinar on how credit unions are helping members manage the economic downturn and build savings.
to face a protracted economic downturn this year, and the EUR/GBP may continue to hold a broad range over the near-term as market participants weigh the outlook for future policy.
The Flare Team is one of the first of its kind in the country and is being run by dedicated officers to investigate and prevent insurance fraud in the light of the economic downturn.
Summary: Fashion at Cannes Film Festival did not disappoint during the international economic downturn.
Gwynedd Council's up-beat reaction to the economic downturn was expressed by Coun Dewi Lewis, lead member for economy and regeneration: "Gwynedd Council is drawing up detailed plans to help local businesses beat the economic downturn.
Summary: Tony Clement, Canadian Industry Minister met his Indian counterpart Trade and Industry Minister Kamal Nath in New Delhi on Sunday and discussed economic downturn and its impact on bilateral trade.
Mitsubishi have confirmed the withdrawal of its works team from all cross-country motorsport events, including the Dakar Rally, due to the global economic downturn.
Mrs Heal said: "In the current economic downturn, it's vital that we continue to invest in the economy and make sure people in Halesowen and Rowley Regis have the skills they need to succeed in the future.
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