cost-push inflation


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cost-push inflation

n
(Economics) See inflation

cost′-push` infla′tion


n.
inflation in which prices increase as a result of increased production costs even when demand remains the same. Compare demand-pull inflation.
[1955–60]
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This is expected to have a domino effect on the entire economy by inducing cost-push inflation.
Cost-push inflation occurs when the cost of production increases and producers pass on the increases to the consumers.
BMIAaAaAeAeAaAaAeA@'s view is underpi by the fact that the cost-push inflation driven primarily by subsidy cuts would not impact the country's large expat population, whose spending power is not dependent on state support.
Overall, it seems likely that cost-push inflation has more of an impact at this juncture.
The cost-push inflation caused by the oil price hike ensues from our reliance on oil as major source of energy.
Erdoy-an certainly has in mind a cost-push inflation mechanism.
Anyhow, the recipe of the IMF suggesting increase in the electricity and gas tariff would create more problems and difficulties, as increase in the rates of utilities produces ' multiplier effect', leading to cost-push inflation.
On monetary implication, Gonzales said cost-push inflation, driven mainly by rice, would not be enough to sway monetary authorities into a policy rate hike.
Cost-push inflation basically means that prices have been "pushed up" by increases in costs of any of the four factors of production (labour, capital, land or entrepreneurship) when companies are already running at full production capacity.
This may lead to cost-push inflation in the country.
He said that this will also leave painful impact on the ordinary person which is suffering a lot due to cost-push inflation in the country.