rising prices

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Noun1.rising prices - a general and progressive increase in pricesrising prices - a general and progressive increase in prices; "in inflation everything gets more valuable except money"
cost-pull inflation - inflation caused by an increase in the costs of production
demand-pull inflation - inflation caused by an increase in demand or in the supply of money
economic process - any process affecting the production and development and management of material wealth
reflation - inflation of currency after a period of deflation; restore the system to a previous state
stagflation - a period of slow economic growth and high unemployment (stagnation) while prices rise (inflation)
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In a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Cabinet expressed concern over rising prices of pulses and decided to increase imports, among other measures.
Expectations of actors do not simply follow prices, though, because prices need to be interpreted (for instance, a rising price can indicate both rising prices in the future or falling prices, depending on assumptions about the ceiling, given general market conditions.
Nearly 2000 workers in Damietta protested rising prices affecting their livelihoods on Sunday
Its officials also appeal for caution in regard to the rising prices of imported food, especially in conditions when domestic supply of farming products has declined.
Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem-Shirazi said, "The issues of rising prices and economic problems are putting more and more pressure on the people day-by-day.
Governing VMRO-DPMNE said that the privatization of ESM was to blame for the rising electricity price and that the rising prices of oil in world markets drove up prices of gasoline in Macedonia, something which the Macedonian Government cannot have effect on.
Summary: A number of topics including legislation to cut power and water consumption, a mechanism to check rising prices of essential commodities and a draft bill to regulate possession of wild animals as pets were discussed at a meeting of the Ministerial Council for Services on Tuesday.
An industry insider says prices of butadiene, the major raw material for synthetic rubber, is experiencing unprecedented volatility, leading to rising prices of natural and synthetic rubber.
Deputy chairman of the real estate committee in the Council of Saudi Chambers Muhammad Al-Khalil cautioned that such regulations might not be sufficient by themselves to check the rising prices of real estate.
Secretary of Kolkata unit of CPI, Prabir Deb, said that they are observing the fast to protest against the Central government's involvement in the graft scams and rising prices of essential commodities.
A LANDMARK pub has pulled down the shutter after rising prices from Enterprise Inns.