[size=36]Prices are at their highest levels in nearly 70 countries[/size]
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Annual inflation in 69 countries of the world reached its highest level in several years in September, and Europe became the most "inflationary" region - in 27 European countries, price growth rates reached their peak.
This was indicated by a study by the "Novosti" agency, based on statistical data from 193 member states of the United Nations. The final section of the study included the situation in 155 countries as of mid-November, from seven regions of the world: Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, Europe, Oceania, and South and North America.
Price growth rates in September recorded their highest historical levels in three European countries - Bosnia and Herzegovina (17.3%), the Netherlands (14.5%) and Germany (10%), as well as in Sri Lanka (73.7%). And the oldest record was broken in Austria - where inflation accelerated to its highest level since 1952 at 10.5%. In Belgium, price growth in early autumn reached 11.3%, the highest rate since 1975.
In Britain, Denmark and Malta, inflation has returned to where it was forty years ago - 10.1%, 10% and 7.4%, respectively. . Residents of Finland, Italy, Norway, Tunisia, Morocco and the Kingdom of Tonga should remember the pace of price increases in the second half of the 1980s. Australia (7.3%), Sweden (10.8%), Portugal (9.3%), Argentina (83%), Czech Republic (18%), Croatia (12.8%) and Senegal (11.9%) had their highest inflation in September since the early 1990s. Eleven countries, including Poland, Lithuania, Hungary, Latvia, Bulgaria and Turkey, returned to the rate of price increases seen in the second half of the 1990s.
The highest rates of price growth since the first half of the 2000s were observed in Mexico, Slovakia, Laos, Ghana, Montenegro, Romania, Samoa, Gambia and Nigeria. At the same time, Singapore (7.5%), Guatemala (9%), Sao Tome and Principe (21.9%) and the Philippines (6.9%) have not experienced such inflation rates since the global financial crisis of 2008-2009. Years.
Sixteen countries, including Egypt, Kazakhstan, Japan, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Serbia and Kenya, recorded the highest inflation rate since 2010 in September.
Vietnam (3.9%), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (9.05%), Uruguay (10%), China (2.8%), and Saudi Arabia (3.1%) returned to the highest levels they were during the Corona epidemic.
Thus, inflation peaked in 27 countries in Europe (19 countries in the European Union), 16 in Africa, 11 in Asia, 7 in the Middle East, as well as in three countries in Oceania, South America and two countries in North America. Ended 29/N33