FA poll

FA poll: ADB should focus on inflation

Respondents to our web poll last week picked inflation as the most important issue on the agenda.
<div style="text-align: left;">The buck stops here: Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke
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<div style="text-align: left;">The buck stops here: Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke </div>

Fighting inflation is Asia’s top priority according to our web poll last week. We asked readers to choose from the conference’s four main topics tackling rising food and energy prices, climate change, poverty reduction and reforming the international monetary system.

Inflation was comfortably the most popular choice and addressing climate change was the least popular. That makes sense. India, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam all raised interest rates last week as they struggle to bring rising prices under control.

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