Galloping Inflation


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Galloping Inflation

An informal term for double digit inflation or hyperinflation. The term conjures the image of a horse running at top speed.
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Moscow banned most Western food imports in 2014 when Western countries imposed sanctions on Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis, leading to supply disruptions as retailers had to find new suppliers and galloping inflation.
Earlier, generous consumer credit, car leasing and credit cards promotion were the causes of galloping inflation.
State Department called Venezuela's accusations of coup-plotting "baseless and false" and intended to direct attention away from mounting economic problems such as widespread shortages and galloping inflation that reached 68 percent last year.
Controlling rising liquidity and taming galloping inflation were likewise unsuccessful.
The country suffers from galloping inflation, loss of investor confidence, and an ongoing saga with the country's holdout creditors all made headlines in 2014.
Consumers are pondering the fate of their national currency and the prospect of galloping inflation, and we all wonder what further deprivations Ukrainians will incur this coming winter,'' columnist Yegor Struzhkin wrote in the Kommentarii weekly.
The IMD report on the progress the monsoon is not good news the government, which is struggling to rein in galloping inflation.
In this age of skyrocketing prices and galloping inflation it is hard for me to buy even potato from market which is considered cheaper and accessible genre of vegetable for the poor people.
Buenos Aires: Argentine President Cristina Fernandez is expected to lose some of her congressional clout in Sunday's midterm election as the ailing leader faces complaints over galloping inflation and a weakening currency.
But the non-availability of medical facilities in public sector has turned the area into hometown of fatal diseases for the disadvantaged in this era of galloping inflation .
Amid recovery from an economic crisis that saw mass unemployment and galloping inflation, Mugabe loyalists insist their hero is "tried and tested".