China’s reopening is expected to deepen inflation woes, with a surge in demand driving up prices across one of the world’s poorest regions, which includes smaller economies such as Nepal and Sri Lanka. Photo: AP
China’s reopening is expected to deepen inflation woes, with a surge in demand driving up prices across one of the world’s poorest regions, which includes smaller economies such as Nepal and Sri Lanka. Photo: AP
Poverty

South Asia braces for more inflation woes as China reopens, eases zero-Covid policy

  • China’s reopening is expected to deepen inflation woes, with a surge in demand driving up prices across South Asia, one of the world’s poorest regions
  • Many analysts believe demand for essential commodities will pick up once Covid-19 infections subside in China, potentially starting in March

China’s reopening is expected to deepen inflation woes, with a surge in demand driving up prices across one of the world’s poorest regions, which includes smaller economies such as Nepal and Sri Lanka. Photo: AP
China’s reopening is expected to deepen inflation woes, with a surge in demand driving up prices across one of the world’s poorest regions, which includes smaller economies such as Nepal and Sri Lanka. Photo: AP
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