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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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21-07-2014| Source:CNBC

In April 2013, the central bank launched an aggressive easing program to pull the world's third largest economy out of two decades of deflation and sluggish growth. It has since been injecting USD 60

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