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The Ukrainian and Russian economies are key suppliers of commodities, including titanium, palladium, wheat, corn, gas and oil. Disruption to the supply chain of these commodities is already filtering through to prices paid by consumers, hence impacting disposable income.
By Luigi Marinus, Portfolio Manager at PPS Investments Consumer price inflation fell to 5.7% year-on-year in January 2022 from 5.9% recorded in December 2021. This is a welcome first decline in annual inflation since July 2021 and means inflation remains within the target band. Month-on-month inflation increased by 0.2%, which was an improvement from the...
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