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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Economy > Financial sector > Exchange rates and prices stats

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  • GDP deflator > Base year varies by country: The GDP implicit deflator is the ratio of GDP in current local currency to GDP in constant local currency. The base year varies by country.
  • Inflation > Consumer prices > Annual %: Inflation as measured by the consumer price index reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used."
  • Inflation > GDP deflator > Annual %: Inflation as measured by the annual growth rate of the GDP implicit deflator shows the rate of price change in the economy as a whole. The GDP implicit deflator is the ratio of GDP in current local currency to GDP in constant local currency.
  • Official exchange rate > LCU per US$ > Period average: Official exchange rate refers to the exchange rate determined by national authorities or to the rate determined in the legally sanctioned exchange market. It is calculated as an annual average based on monthly averages (local currency units relative to the U.S. dollar).
  • Real effective exchange rate index > 2005 = 100: Real effective exchange rate is the nominal effective exchange rate (a measure of the value of a currency against a weighted average of several foreign currencies) divided by a price deflator or index of costs.
  • Wholesale price index > 2005 = 100: Wholesale price index refers to a mix of agricultural and industrial goods at various stages of production and distribution, including import duties. The Laspeyres formula is generally used."
STAT Japan United States HISTORY
GDP deflator > Base year varies by country 90.38
Ranked 162nd.
124.24
Ranked 136th. 37% more than Japan

Inflation > Consumer prices > Annual % -1.35%
Ranked 155th. 4 times more than United States
-0.36%
Ranked 142nd.

Inflation > GDP deflator > Annual % -0.92%
Ranked 132nd.
0.92%
Ranked 106th.

Official exchange rate > LCU per US$ > Period average $93.57
Ranked 29th. 94 times more than United States
$1.00
Ranked 99th.

Real effective exchange rate index > 2005 = 100 103.2
Ranked 59th. 6% more than United States
96.99
Ranked 80th.

Wholesale price index > 2005 = 100 102.99
Ranked 64th.
109.85
Ranked 51st. 7% more than Japan

SOURCES: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics.

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