Chen was elected with just a plurality in a three-man race in 2000 and has since presided over an economic slump .
a slump in annual profits
It has to be said, before we consider the paper's own circulation since her arrival, that the whole market has been hit by a slump in the past year.
People always tend to be more cautious during an economic slump .
After the slump in profits since mid 2000, my daughter could have told me that.
As always in an economic slump , cash is once again king, and companies are going all out to make sure they have enough of it.
The station has seen a recent slump in numbers due to people leaving through retirement or ill health.
The oil price slump in 1985 created severe adjustment problems.
That could, in turn, cause prices of oil to slump to the detriment of the Saudi economy and its ability to provide cheap public services.
Landlords in central London, many of whom are Irish, are experiencing a difficult time as residential rents continue to fall due to a slump in corporate lettings.