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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 hopes BOJ to keep 'bold' monetary easing, Japan not out of deflation

05-02-2018| Source:Reuters

Abe rebuffed the view the Bank of Japan's 2 percent inflation target was too ambitious for a country mired in two decades of deflation, saying the central bank's commitment

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