cost-push

cost-push

(kôst′po͝osh′)
n.
Inflation in which increased production costs, as from higher wages, tend to drive prices up.
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WHAT economic phenomenon may be cost-push or |demand-pull?
Which economic phenomenon may be described as either cost-push or demand-pull?
IMF's recipe of increase in the rates of utilities produces 'the multiplier effect', leading to cost-push inflation making it impossible for the local producers to compete in the world market.
The key disinflationary factor driving inflation towards the target tolerance band will be the lower cost-push pressure in food production.
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.
While it is expected that the recent labor market reform initiatives will lead to a cost-push inflationary pressure, the current trend shows this is not the case, at least for now.
Similar to the previous month's inflation, the acceleration was entirely attributed to intensifying cost-push factors: increasing prices of fruits and vegetables and grain-related products as well as the indexation of transportation tariffs.
From a macroeconomic perspective, China's current inflation is attributable both to demand-pull and cost-push factors.
Mukherjee said that sustained high non-food primary prices are creating cost-push inflationary conditions in the manufacturing sector.
While, these reforms will induce cost-push inflationary pressures in the economy, in the short run, but these will help sustain high growth in the long run," the Report added.
Li said, 'This round of price inflation was triggered by 'cost-push' movement, but if monetary policy is too loose, it will cause cost-push inflation to become more serious inflation.
This introduces a cost-push effect on prices, which can be controlled by high interest rates, " says Joshi.