Could Russia and China be driving euro-zone deflation? With each passing month, the euro zone seems to head ever closer to outright deflation. Although much of the blame is pinned on the combination of fiscal austerity in many member states and the European Central Bank’s failure to provide adequately loose monetary policy, there are likely to be exogenous forces at work.
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