The U.S. faces the specter of stagflation滯脹, a combination of inflation and recession, for the first time since the 1970s. Fed policy makers were still concerned about downside risks to growth following their latest meeting to cut rates, minutes showed.
Japan opposition eyes censure of finmin - media
Reuters - USA
TOKYO, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Japan's main opposition party said it would seek a parliamentary censure motion against the finance minister if he did not lose ...
Japan finmin Ibuki says sees danger of stagflation
Reuters - USA
TOKYO, Aug 4 (Reuters) - Japan's new finance minister, Bunmei Ibuki, said on Monday that there was a risk of the nation's economy falling into stagflation ...
Japan's finance minister says economy faces risk of cost-push ...
Forbes - NY,USA
TOKYO (Thomson Financial) - Newly appointed finance minister Bunmei Ibuki said on Monday Japan may be currently facing the risk of cost-push stagflation and ...
finmin Finance Ministry 財務大臣
stagnation plus inflation
stagflation Hide phonetics
an economic condition in which rising prices, high unemployment and little or no economic growth are present
minute (MESSAGE) Show phonetics
noun [C] MAINLY UK FORMAL
an official message from one person to another in an organization:
I've just received a minute from Jeremy authorizing the purchase of six more computers.
See also the minutes.
the minutes plural noun
the written record of what was said at a meeting:
Could you take/do (= write) the minutes, Daniel?
The minutes of the last meeting were approved unanimously (= everyone agreed that they were correct).
minute Show phonetics
The chairman is minuted (= recorded in the minutes) as having said that profits had fallen to an all-time low.
(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)