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a wind blowing directly against the course of an aircraft or ship
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Local flat steel producers have been suffering from slow demand due to macro headwinds and excess supply after expansion of existing manufacturers (i.e., ISL 450K CRC and ASL 250K HDGC).
"Definitely this action will tend to increase the economic headwinds we are already facing," Dominguez said.
Margin headwinds should ease as it was impacted by the company's shift from private to public clouds.
Yael Selfin, chief economist at KPMG UK, said headwinds would also come from the slowing state of the global economy.
Yael Selfin, chief economist at KPMG UK, said headwinds also come from the slowing state of the global economy.
Contrary to this, Pichai painted a positive picture by adding, "I think we are working through a phase where there is definite year-on-year headwinds. But I do think, especially since the ecosystem is constantly pushing it forward, I continue to be excited about the innovation speed." Pichai, however, did not explain what "headwinds" caused the drop.
By headwinds, he was referring to a sharp decline in prices of crude oil that was observed in the last few months of 2018.
Mohammad Al Tuwaijri, Saudi Arabia's Minister of Economy and Planning, said Dubai has set an example for the Arab world on how to achieve growth despite political, economic and financial headwinds.
Dominguez III pointed out that the headwinds that the Philippine economy is now facing include sharply rising prices of oil in the world market which, he stressed, is among the factors pushing up inflation.
Commenting on the closure of the Hartlepool restaurant last week, a spokesman for The Restaurant Group said: "The structural decline across retail has been well documented and unfortunately this has impacted certain sites, particularly where we are facing difficult headwinds from property costs, amongst other things."
Mezzan Holding Executive Vice Chairman Mohammad Jassim Al Wazzan said: "We are glad to see our top line grow albeit modestly, despite the various headwinds facing the group." He hoped the newly installed capacities throughout various operations would further support top line growth and profitability as these are deployed in the near future.
Global Banking News-January 31, 2018--Bank of England warns of headwinds for UK economy