World Economic Forum: Governments losing battle against global deflation

By:
Charles Dumas
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The character of responses to the recession augurs badly for a sustained recovery. The right sort of domestic consumption stimulus has not been put in place in China – the country is racing for exports again. Other regions are ill-equipped to cope; a Japan-style stasis of deflation and growth looks to be just around the corner, writes Charles Dumas of Lombard Street Research.