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Thus, one may conclude, Horwich's semantic deflationism is not deflationary all the way through.
Historical precedents suggest that gold's worth is powerful during deflationary periods.
A deflationary spiral is a vicious cycle in which price declines lead to deterioration in economic conditions, resulting in further price declines.
0 percent the same month, also showcasing growing deflationary pressure in Japan.
Against these temporary benefits, Japan must weigh the costs of increased vulnerability to a bursting of the Chinese bubble, as well as the ongoing deflationary impact of the expansion of Chinese supply capacity.
Here, then, is the real challenge for suppliers of branded goods: can they cope with operating in a deflationary environment while coming up with ideas that will ensure it is they--and not the retailers--who delight consumers?
But he added the BOJ and the government should continue close consultations over deflationary problems using existing channels and gatherings.
a deflationary spiral,'' Yosano said at a news conference.
Unfortunately, that tends to color our judgement and lead to the conclusion that Japan's economy can never properly recover or escape from the deflationary trap.
Vice Finance Minister Toshiro Muto said Monday the government is not seeking a conventional type of extra budget aimed at boosting demand because it does not think the nation's economy is in a deflationary spiral.
Among the factors that could cause actual results to materially differ include risks, risks related to the continuing challenging retail and macroeconomic conditions, including the levels of consumer confidence and discretionary spending and the levels of customer traffic within department stores, malls and other shopping and selling environments, and a continuation of the deflationary trend in prices for apparel products; risks associated with the Company's dependence on sales to a limited number of large United States department store customers; the impact of consolidation among one or more of the Company's larger customers, such as the recently completed merger between Federated Department Stores, Inc.
The core nationwide CPI fell in March for the first time in a year and a half, and remained in deflationary territory in April, reflecting falling gasoline prices and weakening demand amid the global economic slump.