TITLE

Attacking Inflation

AUTHOR(S)
Beller, Peter C.; Woolley, Scott
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;5/5/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the measures taken by foreign governments against inflation compared to the U.S. The U.S. government checks consumer prices while reducing interest rates. In Fiji, where inflation has doubled in the last year, to 8%, authorities are enforcing a long ignored ban on holding gold or foreign currency. With rice prices doubling in the past year, Filipino President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has introduced a massive program to boost production of the grain.
ACCESSION #
32090431

 

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