• Shadow Banking
  • Skewflation
  • Skewflation

    DEFINITION OF 'Skewflation'

    Skewflation can be regarded as inflation in some commodities, while other commodities can show deflation. In other words we can say skewflation is sustained price rise in some particular commodities only.

    Example

    In the begining of year 2010-11 India had inflation in certain food commodities such as food grains, pulses, and sugar.Later in the year prices of these commodities stabilized but there was price spike in commodities such as onions, milk etc. that is a condition of skewflation prevailed at that time.

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