Definition of demand-driven in US English:

demand-driven

adjective

Economics
  • Motivated or caused by economic demand.

    ‘releasing this amount of money into the market could lead to demand-driven price inflation’
    • ‘They are fostering domestic demand-driven growth models, after the global financial crisis revealed that high export-led growth could be problematic for developing countries.’
    • ‘Demand is growing much faster than investment; the 2 % GDP growth estimated for Q3 was overwhelmingly demand-driven.’
    • ‘A demand-driven contraction in output will create a fall in measured productivity until employment contracts.’
    • ‘The World Bank and IMF have introduced what they call a demand-driven policy, where water will only go to households that pay for it.’
    • ‘Many companies believe that within the next five years, 95 percent of supply chains will be demand-driven.’