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Deflation

Decreasing prices over time. The deflation rate is usually measured per year. In the United States, deflation is historically rare. The government does what it can to ensure widespread deflation does not occur as it would potentially lead to spending decreases since people would wait for things to become less expensive.

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Shinzo Abe needs to deliver on economy after landslide victory

11-07-2016| Source:CNBC

Abenomics, the set of radical economic policies designed to end Japan's deflation funk, has experienced a number of setbacks in its three-and-a-half-year existence, but the ruling coalition party

UK 'Leave' vote deflates hopes for US-EU trade deal

25-06-2016| Source:Reuters

The historic divorce launched by Thursday's vote will almost certainly further delay substantial progress in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks as the remaining 27 EU states sort out their own new relationship with Britain, trade experts said on Friday.

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