People jostle to buy groceries at a government-run supermarket providing special discounts for Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan, on April 10. Photo: AP
People jostle to buy groceries at a government-run supermarket providing special discounts for Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan, on April 10. Photo: AP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

David Dodwell

Runaway inflation? It’s still too early to make that conclusion

  • Commodities prices have surged and massive US stimulus is sparking concerns, but price rises are to be expected amid a recovery from the pandemic recession
  • While it is right to be alert, there’s not enough evidence to conclude we’re on the cusp of runaway inflation

People jostle to buy groceries at a government-run supermarket providing special discounts for Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan, on April 10. Photo: AP
People jostle to buy groceries at a government-run supermarket providing special discounts for Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan, on April 10. Photo: AP
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