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Higher shipping costs may lift Asia’s low inflation

The persistent impact of high shipping costs could see inflation rise in Asia. Image: Unsplash/Chris Pagan

Yan Carrière-Swallow

Pragyan Deb

Economist, IMF

Daniel Jiménez

Research Analyst, IMF

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a chart showing the reasons behind mild inflation in Asia compared to other regions
Inflation in Asia is mild compared to other regions. Image: IMF

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