f682aff184 ^ as of 14 Apr 2015 "Monthly comparative price levels". "China, India economies '40% smaller'". Furthermore, the basket of goods representative of one economy will vary from that of another: Americans eat more bread; Chinese more rice. of $4.37. The law of one price, the underlying mechanism behind PPP, is weakened by transport costs and governmental trade restrictions, which make it expensive to move goods between markets located in different countries. Bucket in America in January 2016 was $20.50; in Namibia it was only $13.40 at market exchange rates. Although it may seem as if PPPs and the law of one price are the same, there is a difference: the law of one price applies to individual commodities whereas PPP applies to the general price level.
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