Anti-Inflationary Measure

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Anti-Inflationary Measure

Any policy a central bank or other agency takes to reduce the inflation rate. In general, anti-inflationary measures involve raising key interest rates, sometimes dramatically, to cut down the money supply. Other anti-inflationary measures include things like instituting price controls, changing the peg of a currency, and outlawing inflation. Raising interest rates, however, is considered to be the best anti-inflationary measure for a floating, fiat currency. See also: Tight money.
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Namely, the policies need to focus on macroeconomic fundamentals, progrowth, anti-inflationary measures and pro-government savings.
The Company's results may be adversely affected by changes in the political and social conditions in the PRC and by changes in governmental policies with respect to laws and regulations, anti-inflationary measures, currency conversion, remittances abroad, and rates and methods of taxation.
EThe recent decline is also attributable to a slight drop in cargo traffic with Asia, following the countercyclical and anti-inflationary measures in China and the impact of the earthquake in Japan.
0 per cent, as government has taken several anti-inflationary measures.
With worries over inflation grabbing the headlines, the budget also includes some anti-inflationary measures.
government unveiled a set of anti-inflationary measures, including a freeze in
Pranab Mukherjee, however, said inflation is a major area of concern, adding that the Government has taken a number of anti-inflationary measures to bring down the rate of inflation, which has moderated to 8.
The central bank president of Brazil, Henrique Meirelles, said that the country would take aggressive anti-inflationary measures to guard against inflation in the country.
Besides placing undue faith in the Fed's ability to time perfectly any necessary anti-inflationary measures, the consensus suggests that the nation's central bank now has the heretofore undiscovered ability to increase the money supply without creating inflation.
He said that Kuwait implemented timely anti-inflationary measures and it became the first Arab state to de-peg its currency from the dollar.
He could implement a few necessary anti-inflationary measures.
Policymakers across the region, including Saudi Arabia, have said they expect inflation to begin easing off record- and near-record highs as anti-inflationary measures take hold and global food prices settle down.