Meaning of “depressed market” in the English Dictionary

"depressed market" in Business English

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depressed marketnoun [ C ]

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ECONOMICS, COMMERCE the situation when the price of a product is low because an industry is producing a large supply of its product but has a lower than usual number of buyers:

The company has struggled with a surge in wood pulp and energy costs and a depressed market for paper products.

STOCK MARKET a financial market in which more people are selling shares than are buying shares:

The depressed market chipped 2p off the company's net asset value per share last year.

(Definition of “depressed market” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)