COVID-19 has accentuated the global inflation problem.


COVID- 19 has caused significant harm to both global health outcomes, with border closures and social distancing guidelines impeding economic activity across continents. As the virus has waxed and waned, with countries adapting at different rates, the economic dislocation caused by asynchronous contagion across sectors ranging from manufacturing, transport, health care, and education, tourism, and a range of services spanning farmers’ markets to restaurants and bars.