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Interest rate hikes vs inflation: How are different countries doing it?

To understand how interest rates influence inflation, we need to understand how inflation works.

To understand how interest rates influence inflation, we need to understand how inflation works. Image: Unsplash/Sara Kurfess

Jenna Ross
Author, Visual Capitalist
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Graphic showing interest rate hikes vs. inflation rate, by country.
Graphic showing interest rate hikes vs. inflation rate, by country. Image: Visual Capitalist

Data on how inflation rate and policy interest rate have changed for select countries and regions since January 2022.
Data on how inflation rate and policy interest rate have changed for select countries and regions since January 2022. Image: Visual Capitalist

Jerome Powell, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair
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