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headwind

a wind blowing directly against the course of an aircraft or ship
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We expect generic drug pricing headwinds, witnessed in FY18 mainly in the US, to continue over FY19 and keep the sectoral revenue flat and operating margins subdued.
Citi analysts said recently Safaricom's M-Pesa revenue could face headwinds arising from subdued private sector growth and the launch of new mobile payment products.
The Bank of England has warned of headwinds that could affect the UK economy soon.
Gradual tightening by central banks is a headwind, albeit a mild one, which will limit overall returns.
The outcome of these headwinds includes heightened inflation; drop in external reserves; and significant depreciation in the Naira-Dollar exchange rate, and depressed Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth.
We do expect we will continue to face headwinds from the lower value of the U.
Due to heavy passenger load and strong headwinds, we had to leave behind 60 bags behind until it there on holiday "
Boss Karen Hubbard said: "The board is confident that the group will continue to make further strategic progress, although notes that the fullyear profit out-turn will reflect a continuation of some of the headwinds identified in the first half.
Saudi Arabia would face numerous headwinds in 2017, as oil production cuts plunge the economy into recession.
Headwinds demand attention because they must be overcome.
These headwinds include declining investor confidence and, off the back of a strong Dirham, declining purchasing power for many foreign investors and visitors.
Strong headwinds from opposing political forces are in for a collision.