flood the market

flood the market

To become available in large numbers, often for low prices. Don't get one of those cheap phones that seem to be flooding the market these days.
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ˌflood the ˈmarket

offer for sale large quantities of a product, often at a low price: Importers flooded the market with cheap toys just before Christmas.
See also: flood, market
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"We shall flood the market with diamonds," said Good.
Yulo said these high prices might just be a way to convince economic managers to open the local market to imported sugar 'even if it may flood the market' with the basic commodity.
Summary: EeBhubaneswar (Odisha) Feb 3 (ANI):EeHandloom weavers from Odisha who bring out the exquisite Sambalpuri sareeEeare struggling to make ends meet as cheaper fake replicas flood the market and pose a threat to their livelihood.
Pinol's proposal is still aligned with Duterte's order to flood the market with rice in order to bring down the retail prices of the staple.
"The president ordered the unimpeded importation of rice, he wants to flood the market with rice so that if the prices of crude and other oil prices should go up a step further, that the people should have access to affordable rice," Roque is quoted as saying then.
According to Mr Mudavadi, the cartels behind the poisonous sugar rushed to smuggle in sugar after being tipped that Finance Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich was going to impose tax on basic commodities, including sugar in his 2018/2019 budget statement.Contraband sugar did not just happen to flood the market.
The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' (Opec) meeting in Vienna ended on Thursday without an agreement on cutting or freezing production, with Saudi Arabia promising that they will not flood the market with extra barrels and Iran insisting on the right to raise production steeply.
Furthermore, she said, "Let's remember that once those sanctions are removed that Iran is going to flood the market with cheap oil, which has a huge effect on the Canadian economy a well." But it is the removal of EU and US sanctions that will allow Iran to flood the market; Canadian sanctions won't impact that.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran is poised to flood the market with another 1mln barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil should it achieve a binding agreement with the six major world powers over its nuclear program by the June 30 deadline, British media said.
DAIRY farmers have hit the streets of Brussels to protest against the lifting of European Union milk quotas, fearing that the move will flood the market with cheap surplus milk.
Critics say the long process is partly to blame for the now extensive backlog of properties set to flood the market.
"We understand the impact on schools and health centres, I just don't want to set up these affordable homes in one area and it flood the market and be unsustainable.
CHRISTMAS shoppers looking for a bargain should be wary of counterfeit goods which flood the market in the run-up to the festive season.