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Kazakh Inflation- Brief Observations and Recommendations

Much like in the rest of the world, inflation in Kazakhstan has been resurfacing recently. Global factors such as food and energy price surge are obviously one part of the story. However,  autonomous Kazakh policies could do more to contain inflation pressures coming from demand pressures triggered by buoyant economic activity. This brief casts a critical eye on the  Kazakhstan’s disinflation experience and more recent inflationary developments.