Australia & New Zealand Economics

Australia & New Zealand Economics Weekly

27 October, 2017

Market forces still aren’t boosting inflation

Australia’s third-quarter inflation data highlighted that inflation is highest for the items where prices are influenced by government decisions and inflation is lowest for the items where prices are set by market forces. Our measure of market forces inflation fell to a five-year low of just 0.5% in the third quarter. In other words, demand is not boosting inflation.

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