nondurable goods


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nondurable goods

[‚nän¦du̇r·ə·bəl ′gu̇dz]
(engineering)
Products that are serviceable for a comparatively short time or are consumed or destroyed in a single usage.
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19 Other Nondurable Goods Industrial Control Demand in China 130
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Shipments of manufactured nondurable goods, up 10 of the last ii months increased $1.
The output of nondurable goods materials dropped 0.
While the production of durable and nondurable goods materials edged down, the output of energy materials increased sharply.
Small increases in durable and nondurable goods materials slightly outweighed a further retraction in energy materials; a reduction in the output of coal outweighed increases in utility output.
Growth was slowed by a fall in the production of motor vehicles and parts and by smaller declines in a number of nondurable goods manufacturing industries.
Of this half, the adjustment-dynamics framework is used for the equations for consumption of nondurable goods and services; spending on consumer durables of two types; investment in residential structures, producers' durable equipment, and manufacturing and trade inventories; aggregate labor hours; the price level and rate of hourly labor compensation; and dividends.
7 percent, while that of nondurable goods slipped 0.
3 percent increase in factory output reflected gains both in durable goods and in nondurable goods.
The output of consumer nondurable goods, which dropped 0.