NBS Relaxed About Gas Price Hike

October 2005
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Oct2005, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p9
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Upcoming hikes in gas prices charged to households are not expected to have a dramatic or lasting impact on inflation. BMI View: However, residual uncertainty about the possible second-round effects of the hikes, combined with high oil prices, buoyant domestic demand, and potential currency weakening on the back of political jitters, is expected to keep interest rates on only a gradual easing trend over the remainder of this year


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