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A slowing China helps rein in inflation around the world

By Gwynn Guilford

04 Sep 2022 · 3 min read

An economic slowdown in China is helping tame inflation pressures across much of the world—a shift that may influence how much central banks continue to raise interest rates. The WSJ has the details.

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A global slowdown, in particular in China, is taking the edge off inflation pressures, especially for key imports and commodities.

Global inflation eased in July, to 0.3% on a monthly basis, down from an average of 0.7% a month in the first half of the year, according to analysis by Nora Szentivanyi, a global economist at JP Morgan, and colleagues. The figures omit Turkey, where inflation is unusually high.

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