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Inflation rate (consumer prices): 0.4% (2009 est.)
5.4% (2008 est.)

note: approximately 30% of goods are price-controlled
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What are the causes of inflation?

give me the right answer of "causes of inflation" The above remark does not answer the question. One way to createinflation is a method of borrowing done by governments. Agovernment borrows funds on a long term basis from the World Bank,for example. The government now has funds to use for welfarepayments. The welfare system now can use these funds to increaseconsumer spending with monies that have not been earned. The moniesto pay for consumer goods, places a demand on the producers who nowproduce more products to meet anticipated demand. The end result isan increase in the money supply. The government has "created" fundsbased on a promise to repay the World Bank.

How is inflation measured?

Inflation is calculated by measuring the price increase against a set list of goods - this is known as the Consumer Price Index. The inflation rate is the difference in the price. There are other ways of measuring inflation but they all include measuring the increase in price of products.

Where is Malaysia?

Malaysia is located in southeast Asia. It includes the Malay Peninsula (south of Myanmar) and part of the island of Borneo. It borders Thailand to the north and the countries of Brunei and Indonesia on Borneo. South East Asia, between Thailand & Indonesia. The Malay Peninsula & part of the island of Borneo. Malaysia is located in the middle of South East Asia. Southeastern Asia, peninsula bordering Thailand and northern one-third of the island of Borneo, bordering Indonesia, Brunei, and the South China Sea, south of Vietnam Look at the map of Southeast Asia It is south of Thailand, north of Indonesia and southwest of the Philippines. It also borders two small countries, Singapore and Brunei.

What do you mean by inflation?

The overall general upward price movement of goods and services in an economy (often caused by a increase in the supply of money), usually as measured by the Consumer Price Index and the Producer Price Index. Over time, as the cost of goods and services increase, the value of a dollar is going to fall because a person won't be able to purchase as much with that dollar as he/she previously could. While the annual rate of inflation has fluctuated greatly over the last half century, ranging from nearly zero inflation to 23% inflation, the Fed actively tries to maintain a specific rate of inflation, which is usually 2-3% but can vary depending on circumstances.

Inflation in India?

whole sale price indix rose to 0.7 percent this week. previous week it was about 0.85

Why do they call Malaysia Malaysia?

Malaysia used to be known as the Federation of Malaya ( TanahMelayu ). In 1963 this name was changed to Malaysia afterSingapore, and two North Borneon states Sarawak & Sabahtogether with fed of Malaya formed Malaysia on the 16th September1963 (though Singapore left) The 'Malay' comes from the fact thatthe majority of Malaysia's population at the time were of the Malayrace. The 'sia' was taken to represent Malaysia's diverse culture,with Malays, Chinese and Indians making up the population (add thesia to Malay and it sounds like the end of the name is Asia).

Trends of inflation?

Due to the drought in the Mid west inflation in the beef, pork, poultry and grain businesses, are through the roof, and continuing upwards. Look for export Rib-eyes to top the charts at 10.99 per pound on the commodities market within a few months. Pork Bellies continue to soar, although bacon prices are down. We will see, in the grocery store, prices we have not seen since the early eighties during the hyper inflation period. Buy Seafood!!!! Only thing not affected.

How does the lung inflate?

Your thoracic (chest) cavity is separated from your abdominal cavity by the diaphragm muscle. When your diaphragm pulls down, it creates pressure in the thoracic cavity that pulls in air and inflates the lungs. When the diaphragm moves up, it pushes the air out.

What is headline inflation And what is core inflation?

Headline inflation is what's important to the average person. It accounts for the rise in the cost of living. Core inflation, on the other hand, is what's important to economists and the Federal Reserve, who sets monetary policy. Core inflation accounts for the rise in the cost of goods EXCLUDING food and energy prices. Why do economists and the Fed prefer core inflation metrics? Because food and energy prices are much more volatile, and that volatility is often caused by sudden events such as natural disasters or geopolitical unrest. By focusing on non-food, non-energy inflation (core inflation), the Fed strips away temporary "distractions" to focus on the true interplay of supply and demand in the domestic product markets. This supply/demand interplay is crucial in setting sound monetary policy.

How an inflation be controlled?

inflation is controlled in principle by the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee by adjusting the minimum lending rate ('bank rate') of interest. However, at the moment (October 2008) actual interest rates are higher and 'out of synch' with MLR.

What types of inflation in Malaysia?

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How do you inflate a girl?

Tell her she is pretty and you will at least inflate her ego. If she is rubber, you have to find the valve and attach a pump (a bicycle pump or air matress pump will do nicely) then you can pump her up to whatever size girl you like!! It is not recommended to use your lungs to inflate her, though, because once she is just perfectly the right size and shape, she will leave you breathless.

What is the antonym for inflate?

The antonym of "inflate" is "deflate", if used to mean 'fill with air'.. If 'inflate' is used as a meaning of 'exaggerate', then the antonym would be 'understate'.

What is walking inflation?

Walking inflation: When the price rise is moderate (is in the range of 3 to 7 %) and the annual. inflation rate is of a single digit, it is called walking inflation. It is a warning signal for the government. to control it before it turns into running inflation.

How is inflation caused?

Because the congress printed hundreds of millions of dollars worth of paper money that soon lost its value because there was not enough gold and silver to back it

What is running inflation?

RUNNING INFLATION: " It refers to the situation where the price level rises very fast. In case, price level doubles up every 3 years. It is, generally, succeeded by galloping inflation "

What cause of inflation?

Inflation is rising prices. There are many factors which causeprices to rise, and each factor may affect other factors, so thewhole matter is quite complicated and no-one has been able toidentify one single cause of inflation. Some factors: Increasing cost of production, e.g. materials, energy, labour,transport Government legislation, e.g. greater health and safety controls,taxation. Greater financial costs, e.g. bank interest, adverse exchangerates, import/export tariffs. Increased disposable income, i.e. customers having more'discretionary' spending power and are thus prepared to pay more. Reduction of key resources e.g. if there is a crop failure, pricesof that crop will rise as suppliers have less to sell but mustcharge more in order to stay in business. These are just a few examples. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Strictly speaking the above is not entirely true. Strictly speaking inflation is a national currency becoming worthless when compared in value to goods and services. But what actually causes this to happen ? Free advise if you want to survive 2011 : Inflation, with the possible exception of rising oil prices (if youwant to call that part of inflation), is really a hidden tax andnot a natural phenomenon. It is the constant DEVALUATION ofnational currencies by well established banking cartels whichleverage control over national governments. This gives the falseappearance of goods being more expensive because the currency isworth less goods. Even goods in no way related to oil prices. ONEof their methods of devaluing currencies is by creating over supplyof currency by overprinting notes (a.k.a. toilet paper). If thisform of inflation (which is not oil related) really was a naturalphenomenon like we get told, we would also have just as muchdeflation - as per the law of averages. We do not. The bankers further financially enslave us with their economist'sjargon WHICH DOES NOT VARY THAT MUCH FROM ECONOMIST TO ECONOMIST.They tell us that they are unfortunately forced to lift interestrates to help "curb" the very inflation that they cause in thefirst place. They therefore get even more hidden tax from us. Whenthe golden goose is almost dead, they quickly tell us that allthose interest rate increases have started working and nowinflation is under control, which it very well might be - SO WHAT !So they then lower interest rates. Just as the golden goose startslaying more golden eggs again and starts recovering from theirexploitation they then start the whole process again of causinginflation (tax) to go higher and higher until once again they haveto lift interest rates. So we are caught in the trap going back andforth between high interest rates and inflation - BOTH JUST HIDDENTAXES AND GIANT SCAMS OF THE BANKS. Stop using their paper money as much as possible and trade withanything else you can lay your hands on that isn't (toilet) papermoney. We should encourage people to invest in gold and silvercoins that aren't subject to inflation. Trading in silver coins ona day to day basis would be even better, but not many tradersaccept silver coins. Even if saving for only a few yearsKrugerrands wont experience inflation. Inflation from oil seems to be caused in a similar way. Many notfooled by their propaganda have suggested that crude oil is notnearly running out geologically according to some studies, butsimply that the supply is controlled by the miners (OPEC) and therefiners (middle men/oil companies, eg. BP, Shell, etc). Thisartificial limiting of the supply pushes up prices because thedemand is still the same or higher. The inflated oil prices pushesup petrol and diesel, which in turn pushes up food prices and thatof other goods that need to be transported. The answer for petrolcar users - go electric. The answer for food prices - wait forsupermarkets to go electric. Food price increases due to globalwarming's climatic conditions destroying crops is only a part ofthe story. Don't be fooled! Currency inflation cause by banking manipulations are just as badas oil manipulations and we should stop using their paper money andtrade with anything else you can lay your hands on that isn't(toilet) paper money. The last thing we should be encouraging outchildren to do is save paper money in the bank. Teach them torather purchase Krugerrands. Politics is controlled by economics (money). Money drives themedia, money drives politics, people are influenced by the media,and we have modern democracy. High interest rates are not the onlyway to reduce inflation because inflation is not a naturalphenomenon. Inflation is not caused by too much economic growth,etc, etc, like we get told. How can economic growth cause yourmoney to be worth less ? Economic growth just makes inflation less noticeable because youdon't realise that much when your money becomes worthless whilebusiness grows. The bankers cause high inflation during these timesof economic growth, then say they will have to lift interest ratesto curb the economic growth which is accompanied by inflation butdoes not cause it. If you continue believing the status quo, youwill continue to get poorer. Raw materials and metals, hard assetscannot be manipulated by the paper money printing press. It cannotbe manipulated by banking manipulations. Force banks to charge fairinterest rates (eg. 1% or less), stop them from to lending to thosewho can't afford loans, monitor the amount of paper money theyprint and force them to back them up with metals to controlinflation. Then there will be no "housing bubbles" or need tocontrol inflation.

Does inflation have anything to do with?

Inflation refers to the rate of increase of goods and services in a country Let us say the inflation rate of your country is 10% then whatever was worth $100 last year is worth $110 this year. This is the effect of inflation.

How do you inflate tyres?

1) identify which valve you've got, there are Schrader(like on a car), Presta (considerably narrower, manual seal) and Dunlop, (easily serviceable).. 2) Find/buy a pump with the correct nozzle for your valve. 3) locate the pressure recommendation on the tire, memorize this and try not to exceed it.. 4) Attach nozzle to valve and inflate until pressure recommendation is reached.

How do you get inflated?

get a wetsuit it up with water for a long time let oneof your friends take a picture so they can show it toyou

What is in inflatables?

in generally , inflatables is a toys for kids, its fun and safe. like inflatable jump houses ,inflatable boat,inflatable balloons ,inflatable castles etc.

What causes inflation not what is inflation?

A high average price level, indicated by the consumer prices index. What CAUSES inflation is an increase in a nation's money supply. More dollars (or deutchmarks) are available to bid up the price of a loaf of bread, so it DOES rise. .What are the causes of inflation of the Philippines? The basic causes of inflation were covered at AS level. This note considers the demand and supply-side courses in more detail including the impact of changes in the exchange rate and the prices of goods and services in the international economy. Cost Push Inflation Cost-push inflation occurs when businesses respond to rising production costs, by raising prices in order to maintain their profit margins. There are many reasons why costs might rise: Rising imported raw materials costs perhaps caused by inflation in countries that are heavily dependent on exports of these commodities or alternatively by a fall in the value of the pound in the foreign exchange markets which increases the UK price of imported inputs. A good example of cost push inflation was the decision by British Gas and other energy suppliers to raise substantially the prices for gas and electricity that it charges to domestic and industrial consumers at various points during 2005 and 2006. Rising labour costs - caused by wage increases which exceed any improvement in productivity. This cause is important in those industries which are 'labour-intensive'. Firms may decide not to pass these higher costs onto their customers (they may be able to achieve some cost savings in other areas of the business) but in the long run, wage inflation tends to move closely with price inflation because there are limits to the extent to which any business can absorb higher wage expenses. Higher indirect taxes imposed by the government - for example a rise in the rate of excise duty on alcohol and cigarettes, an increase in fuel duties or perhaps a rise in the standard rate of Value Added Tax or an extension to the range of products to which VAT is applied. These taxes are levied on producers (suppliers) who, depending on the price elasticity of demand and supply for their products, can opt to pass on the burden of the tax onto consumers. For example, if the government was to choose to levy a new tax on aviation fuel, then this would contribute to a rise in cost-push inflation.Cost-push inflation can be illustrated by an inward shift of the short run aggregate supply curve. This is shown in the diagram below. Ceteris paribus, a fall in SRAS causes a contraction of real national output together with a rise in the general level of prices. Demand Pull Inflation Demand-pull inflation is likely when there is full employment of resources and when SRAS is inelastic. In these circumstances an increase in AD will lead to an increase in prices. AD might rise for a number of reasons - some of which occur together at the same moment of the economic cycle* A depreciation of the exchange rate , which has the effect of increasing the price of imports and reduces the foreign price of UK exports. If consumers buy fewer imports, while foreigners buy more exports, AD will rise. If the economy is already at full employment, prices are pulled upwards.* A reduction in direct or indirect taxation . If direct taxes are reduced consumers have more real disposable income causing demand to rise. A reduction in indirect taxes will mean that a given amount of income will now buy a greater real volume of goods and services. Both factors can take aggregate demand and real GDP higher and beyond potential GDP.* The rapid growth of the money supply - perhaps as a consequence of increased bank and building society borrowing if interest rates are low. Monetarist economists believe that the root causes of inflation are monetary - in particular when the monetary authorities permit an excessive growth of the supply of money in circulation beyond that needed to finance the volume of transactions produced in the economy.* Rising consumer confidence and an increase in the rate of growth of house prices - both of which would lead to an increase in total household demand for goods and services* Faster economic growth in other countries - providing a boost to UK exports overseas.The effects of an increase in AD on the price level can be shown in the next two diagrams. Higher prices following an increase in demand lead to higher output and profits for those businesses where demand is growing. The impact on prices is greatest when SRAS is inelastic.In the first diagram the SRAS curve is drawn as non-linear. In the second, the macroeconomic equilibrium following an outward shift of AD takes the economy beyond the equilibrium at potential GDP. This causes an inflationary gap to appear which then triggers higher wage and other factor costs. The effect of this is to cause an inward shift of SRAS taking real national output back towards a macroeconomic equilibrium at Yfc but with the general price level higher than it was before. The wage price spiral - "expectations-induced inflation" Rising expectations of inflation can often be self-fulfilling. If people expect prices to continue rising, they are unlikely to accept pay rises less than their expected inflation rate because they want to protect the real purchasing power of their incomes. For example a booming economy might see a rise in inflation from 3% to 5% due to an excess of AD. Workers will seek to negotiate higher wages and there is then a danger that this will trigger a 'wage-price spiral' that then requires the introduction of deflationary policies such as higher interest rates or an increase in direct taxation. Inflation influences in the British economy The diagram summarises some of the key influences on inflation. Reading from left to right:* Average earnings comprise basic pay + income from overtime payments, productivity bonuses, profit-related pay and other supplements to earned income* Productivity measures output per person employed, or output per person hour. A rise in productivity helps to keep unit costs down. However, if earnings to people in work are rising faster than productivity, then unit labour costs will increase* The growth of unit labour costs is a key determinant of inflation in the medium term. Additional pressure on prices comes from higher import prices, commodity prices (e.g. oil, copper and aluminium) and also the impact of indirect taxes such as VAT and excise duties.* Prices also increase when businesses decide to increase their profit margins. They are more likely to do this during the upswing phase of the economic cycle.

What is a inflatation?

Quoted from Wikipedia.org In economics, inflation is a rise in the general level of prices of goods and services in an economy over a period of time. When the general price level rises, each unit of the functional currency buys fewer goods and services; It could also be defined as a cosmological event at the very beginning of the universe during which the universe expanded faster than the speed of light in a fraction of a fraction of a second.

Where you can get in Malaysia?

well,as a resident there I could say that we have a lot of beautiful places,islands and the best part is probably visiting the island of borneo. It's a fun place for family vacations and all sorts of other stuff

What is the characteristics of inflation?

Characteristics of inflation are: Inflation involves a process of the persistent rise in prices. It involves rising trend in price level. Inflation is a state of disequilibrium. Inflation is scarcity oriented. Inflation is dynamic in nature. Inflationary price rise is persistent and irreversible. Inflation is caused by excess demand in relation to supply of all types of goods and services. Inflation is a purely monetary phenomenon. Inflation is a post full employment phenomenon. Inflation is a long-term process

What is artificial inflation?

Artificial Inflation is inflation caused by a single person or group of people buying out most of the items of one kind and reselling them at a higher price.

How does an airbag inflate?

A number of different methods are used see wikipedia article "Airbag" for a pretty full account. The most intersting from a chemistry point of view is the original method which used sodium azide, Na 3 N which was detonated to produce sodium and nitrogen gas: 2 NaN 3 → 2Na + 3 N 2 The sodium metal was mopped up by silica, SiO 2 , to produce silcates.

How do you inflate clothes?

clothes are made of fibers woven together that air can slip between, but something called a zentai suit, its airtight body suit that's very stretchy and you can inflate in that.

What is hypo inflation?

A hypo inflationary environment exists in a country were inflation rates of under 5% are expirienced for a duration of one year and over.

Was the ATM the answer to inflation?

No. The ATM does not in any way affect or answer inflation. It is just a machine through with customers can do banking transactions without visiting their bank. It does not cause or affect inflation. Only the country's central bank can control inflation by changing regulatory policies.

How do you say representing Malaysia in Malaysia?

The official language of Malaysia is Malay.It is not called Malaysian. To say representing Malaysia in Malay, it is "mewakili Malaysia" (pronounce it in a Spanish way, by pronounce "w" in ordinary English way).

How do you inflate an inflatable toy underwater?

You could fill your lungs with air and drop below the surface of the water and fill it one breath at a time, but a more awesome way would be to take a container of compressed inert gas (such as Nitrogen or CO 2 ) under the water, attach the toy to the valve and fill up a large toy very quickly. Be careful not to overfill.

What is that inflation?

Inflation is defined as a sustained increase in the general level of prices for goods and services. It is measured as an annual percentage increase. As inflation rises, every dollar you own buys a smaller percentage of a good or service.

What is inflation importance?

inflation is important because it's the increase the price on food, etc. It could affect the people lives and some people who can't afford it. Basically it shows the economy isn't doing so good.

Why inflation is unjust?

inflation deprive the consumer of their purchasing power.Inflation increase the inequalities in the society,it hurts the poor people and gives benefit to the upper class.It reduces savings and discourages in the economy.Inflation encourages the hoarding essential goods by traders,it stimulates speculative activities.Inflation disrupts the smooth functioning of price mechanism.An uncontrolled result in the break down of the monetary system of the country,if the speed or inflation is high the export decline due to higher production costs and imports increases...

What is inflation and depression?

rise in prices is called as inflation it happens in all developing countries as supply of momey is higher than the the production of goods and services . depression means the employment opp is less less intrest rate is less no demand in the market no production low income it is a situation of stagnent

What is Zero inflation and Mild inflation?

Zero inflation is where the economy reach a state of 0% inflation rate. This is not really good in the sense that it shows the economy is stagnant/not growing. This may turn away the investors. Mild inflation is basically low rate of inflation around 2% to 3%. Mild inflation shows that an economy is stable and indicates economic growth.

What are disadvantages of Inflation?

according to my thinkings, Inflation can lead to high unemployment rate, low GDP, less exports, fall in exchange rate and also loss of international competitiveness............BY:: Hamunyela Oiva, UNAM student,windhoek...

What is Malaysia about?

Malaysia is a name of country which gain independence from the british, and still live under poor democratic system, while its people do not have bravery to fight for it. Malaysia is the strongest soccer team in southeast. And Khairul Fahmi Chet Mat ( Apex ) is number 1 the best goalie in Asia.

How can you get your pufferfish to inflate?

You really shouldn't try. Pufferfish inflate when they feel threatened, to avoid getting eaten. Being scared for your life probably isn't a pleasant thing even for a fish.

Who gains in inflation?

Debtors gain in the short term as they can repay the load with inflated currancy that is worth less.

What is the meaning of inflated?

In physics: puffed up. Example: A balloon or a car tire is inflated when a gas (air or helium or other gas) is pumped into it under pressure making its size increase and/or its internal pressure increase.

What is an inflatable?

Inflatable is generally made of high strength, fire and water proofPVC tarpaulin. There are Giant Inflatables,InflatableBouncers,Inflatable Castles,Inflatable Combos,InflatableObstacles,Inflatable Slides,Inflatable Sports,InflatableTents,Inflatable Water Games,Promotional Inflatables. Most of themare used in playgrounds, gardens, water world and home oradvertising use.

Sentence for inflate?

Anything that looks so good. It isn't, it Inflates more and moreand than pops. Just like a bubble.