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Managing food price inflation in South Asia

Sadiq Ahmed

Managing food price inflation in South Asia

by Sadiq Ahmed

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Published by University Press in Dhaka .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food prices,
  • Inflation (Finance),
  • Statistics,
  • Government policy,
  • Price regulation,
  • Congresses

  • About the Edition

    Contributed articles presented at a seminar.

    Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Sadiq Ahmed and Hans G.P. Jansen
    ContributionsWorld Bank
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9016.S64 M36 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 290 p. ;
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24915663M
    ISBN 109789848815212
    LC Control Number2010347109

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Managing Food Price Inflation in South Asia. By Sadiq Ahmed (Editor) Hans G.P. Jansen (Editor) Governments in South Asia have responded by stabilizing domestic food prices through a range of shirt term measures. Some of the policies employed, such as export bans, are not consistent with long term welfare of the country or the region.

Sadiq Ahmed & Hans G.P. Jansen, "Managing Food Price Inflation in South Asia," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number: RePEc:wbk. Get this from a library. Managing food price inflation in South Asia.

[Sadiq Ahmed; Hans G P Jansen; World Bank.;] -- Contributed articles presented at a seminar. Downloadable. This report focuses on the impact of policies and exogenous shocks on food inflation. It deals with four elements: 1) the pass-through of global food (and other commodity) prices, 2) macroeconomic policies, 3) market regulation and short-term supply shocks, and 4) long-term structural shifts and the terms of trade between agriculture and other sectors of the economy.

The present study discusses the trends in crop sector growth at national and sub-national levels in India. Data on important variables such as area, production, input use, and value of output were. Managing food price inflation in South Asia (English) See More + Publication: Promoting economic cooperation in South Asia: beyond South Asian Preferential Trade Agreement (SAFTA) (English) See More + Publication: Accelerating growth and job creation in South Asia (English) See More + Insulating policies introduced during the food price spike accounted for 40 percent of the increase in the world price of wheat and one-quarter of the increase in the world price of maize.

Food price inflation in the big cities -- China has cities with populations above 1 million -- could trigger unrest. So too have offshore food. They set an inflation target to manage the public's expectation of inflation.

The U.S. central bank, the Federal Reserve, has set a target of 2% as measured by the core inflation rate. The core rate removes the effect of seasonal food and energy cost increases.

This paper deals with the problems related to food price inflation in South Asia in a comprehensive manner. It presents an in-depth empirical analysis of the possible factors that could explain the increase in food inflation, and discusses the impact of food price inflation on poverty and macroeconomic stability in.

This book analyzes various facets of Indian inflation and their implications for the conduct of monetary policy. Indeed, several chapters are devoted to analyzing and managing food inflation, given the very important role of food inflation in driving overall inflation dynamics in India.

A number of factors underpin India’s high inflation. This book analyzes various facets of Indian inflation—the causes, consequences, and policies being implemented to manage it. Several chapters are devoted to analyzing and managing food inflation, given its significance in driving overall inflation dynamics in India.

Inflation-forecast targeting is state of the art for monetary policy. This book explores first principles, including managing short-term policy trade-offs. The book also outlines efficient operational procedures and reviews the experiences of Canada, the Czech Republic, and India.

The analysis highlights the need for assertive policies and maximum transparency. Foreword 5 Abbreviations and acronym 6 Acknowledgements 7 Introduction 9 Section 1 Factors constraining the potato subsector 11 Technical factors 13 Socio-economic factors 15 Policy and institutional factors 17 Section 2 Good Agricultural Practices and potato production 19 GAP concepts and principles 21 GAPs in the potato subsector 23 Production decision factors 25 Section 3 Key indicators File Size: 2MB.

The rising price of crude oil also plays a significant role in fuelling Asia’s food inflation, adding another heavy burden for the region’s poor. Higher fuel prices translate into higher fares for public transportation and higher prices of kerosene that is widely used by the poor for cooking.

Meanwhile, China’s cost of food continues to rise, as the consumer price index (CPI) -- a gauge of retail inflation -- hit percent, the same as last month, which was the highest since.

Inflation is a completely new experience to many current business owners, as we have not had high rates of inflation in almost 30 years. Watch your margins carefully. Worry about growing profits Author: Jeff Cornwall. Asia: South & Central.

Vietnam Communists' new challenge: managing capitalism This has fueled runaway inflation, as the price of imported goods rises, and raised fears of a hard landing. The price hike of fuel and non-fuel commodities in international markets is widely blamed for the current inflation in South Asia.

Secondly, the monetary expansion or the lagged effects of higher-than-programmed money and credit growth during the fiscal year and excess liquidity have also played a part in raising prices in the region. The World Bank has said that South Asia's foodgrain stock management, especially in India, needs to improve to tackle inflation.

In its focus on food inflation in South Asia, the bank said that. The bank's projections for are that inflation will remain within the benchmark band, slightly above 5 per cent. Inflation stood at 6 per cent in the last quarter of driven by food prices.This book is a hidden gem and a must read for anyone interested in South Asia.

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