France tries to solve the problem of escalating prices, Sri Lanka’s inflation hits a record
Accordingly, after the first session, the new government will agree on a bill to increase purchasing power in the coming weeks. The main content of the bill is to support people with money to buy food, maintain tax policies to prevent price escalation, prolong energy price support, increase pensions and encourage business owners. advance bonus of 3 times the minimum salary for employees.
Sri Lanka’s inflation hits a record high
The Sri Lankan Ministry of Census and Statistics released a report, saying that the country’s inflation has continuously reached new highs due to the worsening of gasoline shortages and soaring food prices.
According to the report, the Consumer Price Index of Sri Lanka in April 2022 increased by 33.8%, 6 times higher than the same period last year. In particular, the price of food alone has increased by 45%.
Inflation is forecast to increase in May as gasoline prices have increased by 35%, while diesel oil has increased by 65%.
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