anti-growth

anti-growth

(1) An obsolete, nonspecific term for an agent or substance that inhibits the action of human growth hormone. 
(2) Pertaining or relating to the inhibition of human growth hormone activity.
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Kiwi businesses deserve a government focused on the basics rather than smoke and mirrors to hide the harm the coalition Governments anti-growth policies are doing to the economy, Nationals Economic Development spokesperson Todd McClay says.
This is an anti-growth budget that will usher in unemployment, poverty and backwardness.
'This is an anti-growth budget that will bring in unemployment, poverty and backwardness,' he said.
They described the budget anti-people and anti-growth, which they said, will bring poverty, unemployment and darkness to the country.
Terming the budget anti-growth, she said even the salaried class was not spared and several tax slabs were imposed on it.
Much of the technical inspiration behind the development of fabrics stems from the characteristics of modern gadgets, some of which include water and stain repellent, anti-growth characteristics, wind resistant characteristics, and anti-dust characteristics.
But rather than talk to us they have turned to the anti-business, anti-growth Greens, and the consequence will be a Scottish economy continuing to underperform, and yet more taxes on hardworking families.
The sources said that a business group had told the PM that the rupee's devaluation from Rs125 to above Rs140 and interest rates at 10 per cent were not only anti-investment and anti-growth but were meant to benefit a group of four banks some of whom were criticised for driving undue benefits from the previous government.
Vicente Paqueo, a non-resident fellow of ADRi and a fellow of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), shared his views on the proposed bills pushing for the prohibition of temporary employment, more popularly known as "endo." Paqueo argued that, although well-meaning, the proposed amendments could result in adverse consequences that may in effect be anti-growth and anti-poor.
Reduction in Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) will trigger higher inflationary levels and would act as anti-growth. If the target of 6% growth in GDP is not achieved, the government will not be able to generate enough employment opportunities to meet regular employment demand, let alone its tall claim of ten million employment opportunities.
For example, many economic advisers still consider climate-change solutions to be anti-growth rather than pro-growth - despite the fact that low-carbon solutions create new investment opportunities and jobs.
Espenilla said while the rate hike action toward tighter monetary-policy conditions was stronger for this meeting, their move was not 'anti-growth.' This, following the government's announcement of a 6-percent gross domestic product growth in the second quarter of the year, lower than market expectations.