noun: The production of more of a commodity than can be used or sold
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
On top of that, we have what I call the overproduction problem.
Globalization may cause rebalancing of employment among the industries, but not unemployment on net, because overproduction is impossible — there is always demand for labor.
And people who are not only permitted to run at large, but actually elected to office, prattle of "overproduction" -- while people are starving in nakedness; proposes to eliminate pauperism and inaugurate the industrial millennium by placing fiddle-strings on the free-list or increasing the tariff-tax on toothpicks -- to relieve the country of the commercial jim-jams by means of the gold cure.
I agree with him that overproduction is a huge issue for this category, with many more books produced than can be shelved, but I think that’s a sign of demand perception.
But more goods are always produced than can be purchased (also called overproduction), especially when wages are constantly being driven down to boost profits.