People rush to buy food at a market in Mong Kok as Tropical Storm Kompasu nears Hong Kong on October 12. CEOs in Asia fear that rising prices could dampen consumer sentiment. Photo: Dickson Lee
People rush to buy food at a market in Mong Kok as Tropical Storm Kompasu nears Hong Kong on October 12. CEOs in Asia fear that rising prices could dampen consumer sentiment. Photo: Dickson Lee
Colleen K. Howe
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Colleen K. Howe

Why Asia’s CEOs fear inflation as biggest hurdle to coronavirus recovery

  • Supply-side constraints, loose monetary policy, geopolitical tensions and weakening consumer sentiment are just some of the issues weighing on business leaders’ minds
  • Asia’s economic vitality means it will remain a leading source of growth in the future, but expect more bumps on the road to recovery

People rush to buy food at a market in Mong Kok as Tropical Storm Kompasu nears Hong Kong on October 12. CEOs in Asia fear that rising prices could dampen consumer sentiment. Photo: Dickson Lee
People rush to buy food at a market in Mong Kok as Tropical Storm Kompasu nears Hong Kong on October 12. CEOs in Asia fear that rising prices could dampen consumer sentiment. Photo: Dickson Lee
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