TITLE

Fuel Hikes: Key Implications

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jul2008, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the implications of the increased domestic fuel prices in Asia. It is expected that inflation will continue to head higher, forcing central banks to retain tight monetary policies and raise rates and that Asia's population will be more worried about food prices. In addition, prolonged fuel subsidies will lead to more problems and currency appreciation will not necessarily be feasible.
ACCESSION #
32731815

 

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