/ 10 August 2023

El Niño, the next inflation frontline

Food Inflation
Economists have pointed to another force that threatens to light a fire under inflation once more — El Niño, the weather phenomenon that pushes temperatures higher, threatening food security. Photo: Phill Magakoe/Getty Images
South Africa, and the world, seem to be emerging out of an inflation-induced economic malaise. But as the world heats up, so will prices

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