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BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 17. Inflation
has become a serious problem around the world in recent years,
Azerbaijan's Prime Minister Ali Asadov said during the discussion
in the Azerbaijani Parliament of the report on the activities of
the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan in 2022, trend reports.
He noted that the average annual inflation rate in the
world was 20.4 percent.
According to him, last year, the inflation rate in
Azerbaijan was 13.9 percent.
The prime minister noted that the annual index growth
of imported products amounted to more than 20 percent.
'There was imported inflation in Azerbaijan. Despite
this, high oil prices and measures are taken within the country to
soften the consequences of inflation. The Cabinet of Ministers
approved an anti-inflation plan, and measures taken by state bodies
reduced the impact of inflation,' Ali Asadov said.
The Azerbaijani Parliament is holding a meeting for
the discussion of the report on the activities of the Cabinet of
Ministers in 2022. The meeting is attended by PM Ali Asadov and
members of the government.
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