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Brad Olsen: We should be worried about how high inflation is

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Fri, 20 May 2022, 5:28pm
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Brad Olsen: We should be worried about how high inflation is

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 20 May 2022, 5:28pm

If you think the cost of living is bad now, think again.  

Forecasts that were released by Treasury at the budget yesterday, paint a grim picture of what's yet to come for a couple more years.  

Government economists say annual inflation will be 5.2% in the year to June next year. 3.6% the year after and is not expected to drop below three percent until 2025. 

Infometrics principal economist Brad Olsen joined Heather du Plessis-Allan. 

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