Possible causes behind the recent economic crisis of Sri Lanka

Background A perfect storm has been riding on Sri Lanka that causes a widespread impact on its economy, society and order. Due to the reckless tax cut and the sluggish tourism sector caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia-Ukraine War, the Sri Lanka government’s revenue dropped sharply with its budget deficit picking up. On theContinue reading “Possible causes behind the recent economic crisis of Sri Lanka”

Decomposition of Consumer Price Index in Hong Kong

Most countries around the world have been undergoing an increasing upward pressure on the price levels as shown by consumer price index, including the United States, the United Kingdom, the EU zone, Singapore and so on. Nonetheless, Hong Kong stands out in the crowd with itsĀ  price level hovering around 1 to 2%. In MayContinue reading “Decomposition of Consumer Price Index in Hong Kong”