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There is still a glut of oil. The Sun (2015)The supply glut means many of the storage facilities are close to capacity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The problem is not weak demand but a global glut of supply. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He also warned that he did not know how rapidly the glut of property could be reduced. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The new worry is an impending oil glut. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Lack of infrastructure led to a regional supply glut and sent regional crude oil prices plummeting. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The company is also grappling with a global glut of natural gas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Prices are low because of a global glut of oil. The Sun (2015)Now we have a global oil glut. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is simply not a very efficient cartel and there is now a global glut of oil. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The main issue that needs to be considered more deeply is the real source of the global savings glut? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Constant interference has resulted in the perverse outcome of a glut of flats and a shortage of family homes with gardens. The Sun (2009)This is a good subject, given the glut of food programmes that come without context. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If correct, the forecast means that the global glut in crude is set to grow. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The steel industry is suffering from a global production glut caused by the slowdown in the Chinese economy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And the glut of property shows makes it easy to see worse homes than your own, which can be fun. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The world could run out of space to store oil next year as a yawning global supply glut triggers warnings of a shortage of spare capacity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This means that profits are dependent on disparities between supply and demand, and if there is a glut prices will drop. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Oil prices are down by 20 per cent since the summer amid a glut in production and a deterioration in the global economic outlook. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And a US fracking boom is adding to the supply glut. The Sun (2014)The supply glut is particularly pronounced in America, which has an export ban on crude oil. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The situation is worse in many inner-city areas because a glut of new-build flats is driving down prices sharply. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The worldwide collapse in the price of oil, due to a glut in production, means the energy industry is in the doldrums globally. Times, Sunday Times (2016)

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Translations for 'glut'

British English: glut NOUN
If there is a glut of something, there is so much of it that it cannot all be sold or used.
Exports have become increasingly important to wineries as they battle a global wine glut.
British English: glut VERB
If a market is glutted with something, there is a glut of that thing.
The region is glutted with hospitals.

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