16 Aug 2022 -
 General

Bloomberg: Supply constraints are driving inflation

warehouses are full

Prices are rising all over the world at a pace that hasn’t been seen in decades, and central banks have responded by lifting rates, writes Bloomberg.

And according to a Federal Bank analysis, supply factors account for more than half of the current level of inflation, while demand explains only about a third. 

“The latest readings suggest the US economy is entering a period of low growth and elevated inflation.”

In addition, supply chains are stressed, shipping costs are high, and warehouses are full:

Bloomberg concludes, “Supply chain stress is off its peak, but a return to pre-Covid norms may take time.”

To avoid electronics supply-chain disruptions, you should consult an expert in electronics component supply. With more than three decades of supply-chain expertise, Astute Electronics is ideally placed to work with you on your daily component requirements.

For more help with looking at supply chain options, contact Astute Electronics

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