# Non-viable Industry with demand curve above supply curve

Say we have a supply and demand relationship, in which the demand curve does not intersect with the supply curve and the demand curve is situated above the supply curve. What phenomenon describes such a relationship, does such a phenomenon exist?

I was thinking maybe country $$A$$ has regulations in place such that suppliers cannot sell product $$a$$ for more than some amount $$S$$. Maybe there is an ethical issue such as underpaid staff associated with the production of the item, so consumers will not buy $$a$$ at such a low price. However this seems quite far fetched and I don't know whether such a scenario exists.

• Not sure why you call this a "non-viable industry". – Giskard Sep 6 at 19:07